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October Weather Summary

It was a wet but warm October.
This was a very unusual October with muted fall foliage, long stretches of warm and dry weather with a couple snaps of cold and very wet weather.

Here's how the month compared to other Octobers:

- 13th warmest with an average temperature of 54.5°. (Warmest was 58.9° in 1963)

- 25th wettest with 4.26" of precipitation. (Wettest was 9.39" in 1929).

- Only a trace of snow. (Snowiest was 5.5" set in 2011)


Here are the numbers for Altoona.


October 2013

Date
High
Low
Avg
HDD
CDD
GDD
Avg
Avg
Avg
Avg
Avg
Total
Snow
Temp.
Temp.
Temp.
Dewpoint
RH
Wind Speed
Wind Dir
Press
Precip
10/1
78
55
66.5
0
1.5
11.5
56
76
5
172
1018
0
 
10/2
80
56
68
0
3
13
58
73
6
232
1019
0
 
10/3
78
56
67
0
2
12
61
80
3
98
1020
0
 
10/4
83
61
72
0
7
17
62
76
4
154
1019
0.01
 
10/5
83
62
72.5
0
7.5
17.5
65
82
3
118
1019
0
 
10/6
87
62
74.5
0
9.5
19.5
62
71
7
111
1015
0
 
10/7
72
43
57.5
7.5
0
2.5
52
76
12
243
1013
0.69
 
10/8
66
43
54.5
10.5
0
0
43
70
4
131
1024
0
 
10/9
61
41
51
14
0
0
41
67
3
58
1027
0
 
10/10
56
45
50.5
14.5
0
0
45
82
3
32
1023
0.41
 
10/11
56
48
52
13
0
0
52
96
6
43
1019
2.06
 
10/12
72
55
63.5
1.5
0
8.5
54
76
6
65
1021
0
 
10/13
62
55
58.5
6.5
0
3.5
54
91
3
69
1026
0.31
 
10/14
62
54
58
7
0
3
54
88
2
75
1026
Trace
 
10/15
70
53
61.5
3.5
0
6.5
52
77
3
102
1022
0
 
10/16
64
52
58
7
0
3
52
77
4
120
1016
0.02
 
10/17
64
52
58
7
0
3
55
84
5
110
1011
0.22
 
10/18
61
40
50.5
14.5
0
0
39
63
10
254
1015
Trace
 
10/19
53
37
45
20
0
0
42
82
5
126
1012
0.05
 
10/20
59
39
49
16
0
0
36
74
9
237
1016
0
 
10/21
64
32
48
17
0
0
39
55
5
125
1017
0
 
10/22
54
39
46.5
18.5
0
0
35
62
7
195
1011
Trace
 
10/23
44
38
41
24
0
0
35
81
6
194
1009
0.11
Trace
10/24
45
35
40
25
0
0
30
72
8
242
1015
0.04
Trace
10/25
45
32
38.5
26.5
0
0
30
74
9
255
1023
Trace
 
10/26
53
31
42
23
0
0
26
51
12
225
1018
0
 
10/27
51
34
42.5
22.5
0
0
31
62
8
241
1017
0
 
10/28
59
29
44
21
0
0
30
68
2
71
1023
0
 
10/29
58
33
45.5
19.5
0
0
36
70
1
23
1027
0
 
10/30
66
39
52.5
12.5
0
0
44
74
3
102
1023
0
 
10/31
64
55
59.5
5.5
0
4.5
55
86
7
156
1015
0.34
 
63.548
45.355
54.452
357.5
30.5
125
46
74.71
5.516129
141.25806
1018.6
4.26
 
 
Climo. Averages                  Actual:
Ave High: 61.2                   Ave High: 63.5 (+2.3)
Ave Low: 41.0                   Ave Low: 45.4 (+4.4)
Ave Temp:  51.1                Ave Temp: 54.5 (+3.4)
Precip Month: 2.60”            Month Precip: 4.26” (+1.66”)
Precip To Year: 29.99”        Precip to Year: 28.66” (-1.33”)
Month Snow: .1”                Month Snow: T” (-.1)
Season Snow: .1”               Season Snow: T” (-.1”)
Year Snow:  23.5”              Snow to Year: 34.5” (+11.1”)

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