October 2017 Summary

The Summary for October 2017

Daily records set this month at the Airport* since 1995 and compared to other stations** for “All Time” since 1900.

ONE new short term high temp record. No All Time records. No short term low temp or rain records.

*May have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca
**^^ Missing Data from Airport, Alberniweather broke existing Airport record temperature. Temperature at Alberniweather will be different. Usually Alberniweather underestimates temperatures in summer compared to Airport.
**Short Term means since 1995 at the new AVRA Airport.
 Airport Records are compared to the 30+ year weather stations of record since 1900 (1895 for rain) at Beaver Creek, Port Alberni "City" and Robertson Creek.  Note that records pre 1950 may be more likely to over-estimate high temperatures.

OCTOBER 2017  Minimum, Mean, and High Average Temp, Total Precipitation and Highest Wind


Alberniweather5.9º C, 9.7º C, 15.5º C179.1 mm
High Wind: S 16.1 kph on the 17th.
Alberni Elem. School : 5.4º C, 9.5º C, 15.3° C, 234.9 mm
High Wind: SSE 27kph on the 17th.
Maquinna Elem. School: 6.1ºC, 9.7º C, 15.2ºC, 251.4mm
High Wind: 36kph on the 17th.
Nick’s Stati
on (Maquinna area): 5.9ºC, 9.1º C, 13.5ºC, 161.4 mm
High Wind: SE 57.4kph on the 17th.

Overall City Average: 5.8º C, 9.5º C, 14.9º C 206.7 mm

Environment Canada Airport* : 3.7º C, 9.1º C14.4° C, 176.2 mm
High Wind: ESE 29kph on the 10th

Normal 1981-2010 (Rbrstn Creek): 5.0º C 9.8º C 14.4° C 219.8 mm

*Have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca

Differences from Normal at Robertson Creek

+0.8° C, -0.3º C, +0.5º C, -13.1 mm (94.0% of normal)
Official Airport
-1.3° C, -0.7º C, 0.0º C, -43.6 mm (80.2% of normal)

Days of Precipitation for OCTOBER 2017*

Amount : Normal Days : Days This Month
>= 0.2 mm: 17.3 :  16
>= 5 mm:  9.1 : 7
>= 10 mm: 6.5 : 4
>= 25 mm: 3.1 : 3

*May have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca

Comparison to recent months of October at Alberniweather


2012 was a little cooler on the high temps but almost exactly the same for rain and low and average temps.