Halloween In Alamosa
Mean temperature for October 31st : 37.0
Record Precipitation .76 inches in 1985
Number of times with a trace or more............... 19
Record Snowfall 10.9 inches in 1972
Number of times with a trace or more....... 10
Number of times with an inch or more....... 5
Climatological chance of a trace or more.. 13%
Climatological chance of an inch or more... 6%
SNOW ON GROUND
The last "chilling" Halloween was in 1991. There was 12 inches of snow on the ground at 5 am that morning, with an additional 2 inches falling that day. The mercury rose to a high of only 23 degrees...which is the record lowest maximum temperature for that day, and dipped to a record low for that day of -9 degrees. Another cold Halloween was in 1972 when the day started off with 2 inches of snow on the ground, with a record 10.9 inches of snow falling during the day. The temperature only rose to a high of 29 degrees...with a low reading of 18 degrees.
Snow on the ground is at 5 am MST. (7 am MST from 1984 - 1991 due to part-time staffing).
Temperatures are in degrees fahrenheit.