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October 2022 Climate Summary

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Temperatures through the month of October were around three degrees below normal. Precipitation through the month of October was around two inches below normal. 

Below are the overview stats for October 2022 for our 10 climate sites.

 

October 2022 Monthly Rankings

Climate Site

Temperatures

Precipitation

Athens
18th Coolest
18th Driest
Atlanta
36th Coolest
34th Driest
Columbus
20th Coolest
39th Driest
Macon
13th Coolest
18th Driest

 

October 2022 Climate Averages
Climate Site
October Temp (°F)
Average Temp 
Departure from normal
Athens
60.7
63.5
-2.8
Atlanta
62.4
64.7
-2.3
Columbus
64.2
67.6
-3.4
Macon
62.8
66.0
-3.2
Cartersville
59.3
61.6
-2.3
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt
58.0
61.9
-3.9
Fulton Co Arpt
59.8
62.9
-3.1
Gainesville
60.1
61.9
-1.8
Peachtree City
60.8
63.6
-2.8
Rome
59.8
62.3
-2.5

 

 

October 2022 Temperature Climate Statistics

Climate Site

Maximum Temperature

Max T Date

Minimum Temperature
Min T Date
Athens
86
10/7
32
10/20
Atlanta
84
10/7
36
10/19
Columbus
88
10/7
33*
10/20
Macon
89
10/7
29*
10/20
Cartersville
82
10/7
28
10/20
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt
81
10/7
28
10/20
Fulton Co Arpt
83
10/7
31
10/20
Gainesville
82
10/7
34
10/19
Peachtree City
85
10/7
29
10/20
Rome
84
10/7
28
10/20

*Indicates a daily record was set

 

 

October 2022  Precipitation Climate Statistics

Climate Site

Total Precipitation

Average Precipitation

DFN (Departure

From Normal)
Athens
1.30
3.70
-2.40
Atlanta
1.71
3.28
-1.57
Columbus
1.85
2.78
-0.93
Macon
0.71
2.63
-1.92
Cartersville
1.51
3.25
-1.74
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt
1.77
3.51
-1.74
Fulton County Arpt
1.64
3.26
-1.62
Gainesville
0.73
3.85
-3.12
Peachtree City
1.82
3.37
-1.55
Rome
2.66
3.75
-1.09

 

October 2022  Precipitation Climate Statistics

Climate Site

Maximum Daily Precip (in inches)

Max P Date

Athens
0.73
10/12
Atlanta
1.11
10/12
Columbus
1.43*
10/12
Macon
0.55
10/12
Cartersville
0.68
10/13
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt
0.99
10/12
Fulton Co Arpt
0.65
10/12
Gainesville
0.30
10/12
Peachtree City
1.26
10/12
Rome
1.25
10/12

*Indicates a daily record was set

 

Data prepared by NWS Peachtree City/Atlanta

Click the links below to explore the temperature and precipitation data across north and central Georgia for the month of October 2022.

Temperature Maps Precipitation Maps
Temperature Graphs Precipitation Graphs

 

Temperature Maps

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Precipitation Maps

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Temperature Graphs

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Precipitation Graphs

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Temperature and precipitation records at our 4 main climate sites are located below.

 

October 2022 Climate Records
Date
Type
Location
Records set over a 24 hour period
10/12
Daily Rainfall
Columbus
1.43 inches of rain fell over 24 hours which breaks the old record of 1.13 inches set in 1982.

 

October 2022 Climate Records
Date
Type
Location
Records set over a 24 hour period
10/20
Min Temp
Columbus
Columbus fell to 33°F which breaks the record of 34°F in 1989
10/19
Min Temp
Macon
Macon fell to 34°F which breaks the record of 35°F in 1948
10/20
Min Temp
Macon
Macon fell to 29°F which breaks the record of 32°F in 1967

No significant weather events occurred across north and central Georgia this past October.

 

 

The November climate outlook is below.

November Outlook

 

Based on the Climate Prediction Center's outlook for November, northwest Georgia has a 40% to 50% chance of above normal temperatures while the remainder of Georgia has a 33% to 40% chance of above normal temperatures.  For precipitation, all of north and central Georgia has a 40% to 50% chance of below normal precipitation

 

All data was prepared by NWS Peachtree City/Atlanta