According to preliminary data received by NOAA's National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon, temperatures at the Redmond airport averaged slightly colder than normal during the month of October.
The average temperature was 45.7 degrees which was 1.7 degrees below normal. High Temperatures averaged 62.4 degrees, which was 1.1 degrees below normal. The highest was 76 degrees on the 6th. Low temperatures averaged 29.0 degrees, which was 2.3 degrees below normal. The lowest was 14 degrees, on the 31st.
There were 21 days with the low temperature below 32 degrees.
Precipitation totaled 0.52 inches during October, which was 0.13 inches below normal. Measurable precipitation -at least .01 inch- was received on 5 days with the heaviest, 0.21 inches reported on the 13th.
Precipitation this year has reached 5.99 inches, which is 0.77 inches below normal.
The highest wind gust was 39 mph which occurred on the 19th.
The outlook for November from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center calls for below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation. Normal highs for the Redmond airport fall from 56.0 degrees at the start of November to 43.0 degrees at the end of November. Normal lows fall from 29.0 degrees to 22.0 degrees. The 30 year normal precipitation is 0.96 inches.
The National Weather Service is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department.
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NOAA National Weather Service in Pendleton, Oregon: http://weather.gov/pendleton