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Halloween Climate History for Paducah, KY
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Barkley Regional Airport in West Paducah since 1949 and prior to that was observed in downtown Paducah back to December of 1937.

Halloween is a celebration on October 31st every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Halloween in Paducah.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are typically in the 60s or 70s, accounting for 71% of all years on record

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
85 in 1950 43 in 1993
83 in 2016 45 in 1954
82 in 2000 47 in 1949
82 in 1984 48 in 2002
82 in 1968 51 in 2017
Normal High: 66

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Paducah has seen highs above 80 seven times on Halloween, most recently in 2016 when the high soared to 83 degrees. There have been 4 years where the high temperature failed to reach 50 degrees. This last occurred back in 2002 when the high only reached 48 degrees.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 30s, 40s, or 50s on Halloween with a nearly equal frequency of each. There have been 5 years with lows falling below freezing, most recently in 2017 when a frigid low of 30 degrees was recorded. There have also been 7 years where the low was above 60. This last happened in 2003 when it only managed to fall to 68 degrees.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
68 in 2003 24 in 1993
65 in 1974 29 in 1988
64 in 1950 30 in 2017
62 in 1946 30 in 1949
61 in 1982* 31 in 2012*
Normal Low: 43

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 34% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 4 different occasions, with 1972 being the last time this happened.

Wettest
2.50 in 1941
1.95 in 1942
1.69 in 1972
1.22 in 1969
0.93 in 2013

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Halloween
Year High Low Precip
2003 79 68 0
2004 62 51 0.06
2005 73 54 T
2006 65 46 0.04
2007 73 38 0
2008 73 47 0
2009 59 41 0
2010 71 39 0
2011 66 39 0
2012 58 31 0
2013 71 56 0.93
2014 53 36 0.01
2015 64 50 0.19
2016 83 54 0
2017 51 30 0.08

 

Halloween Climate History for Evansville, IN
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Evansville Regional Airport since January of 1897.

Halloween is a celebration on October 31st every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Halloween in Evansville.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 60s or 70s on Halloween, encompassing 67% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
85 in 1950 44 in 1993
84 in 1933 44 in 1954
82 in 1987 44 in 1930
81 in 1935 44 in 1925
80 in 1974 44 in 1913
80 in 1968 47 in 1949
80 in 1944 47 in 1923
80 in 1900 47 in 1906
Normal High: 64

 

Evansville has cracked 80 degrees 8 times on Halloween, with it last occurring in 1987 when it hit 82. There have been 13 years where the high temperature failed to reach 50 degrees, most recently in 2017 when it only hit 48.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 30s, 40s, or 50s on Halloween with a nearly equal frequency of each. Temperatures have fallen below freezing on 8 occasions, last occurring in 2017 with a reading of 31 degrees. On the warm end of the spectrum, lows have fallen into the 60s 8 times, most recently in 2003 with a reading of 66 degrees.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
66 in 2003 25 in 1988
63 in 1919 26 in 1954
63 in 1900 26 in 1925
62 in 1929 28 in 1923
61 in 1982* 30 in 1913
Normal Low: 42

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 36% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 4 different occasions, but this hasn't happened since 1972.

Wettest
2.05 in 1941
1.91 in 1972
1.35 in 1969
1.07 in 1919
0.96 in 2013

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Halloween
Year High Low Precip
2003 78 66 0
2004 66 49 T
2005 73 50 T
2006 64 44 0.22
2007 71 41 T
2008 73 37 0
2009 58 40 0
2010 67 38 0
2011 61 35 0
2012 52 34 0
2013 70 54 0.96
2014 51 38 0.01
2015 63 48 0.12
2016 76 55 0
2017 48 31 T

 

Halloween Climate History for Cape Girardeau, MO
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, located 5 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau, since June of 1960.

Halloween is a celebration on October 31st every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Halloween in Cape Girardeau.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 60s or 70s on Halloween, encompassing 81% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
82 in 1968 43 in 1993
79 in 2016 48 in 2002
79 in 1987 49 in 2017
79 in 1999 53 in 2014
77 in 2003 54 in 1996
77 in 1984 54 in 1976
77 in 1982 54 in 1962
77 in 1974 54 in 1960
Normal High: 65

 

Cape Girardeau has only seen one Halloween with a temperature above 80 and this happened back in 1968. There have been 3 years where the high temperature failed to reach 50 degrees, in 2017, 2002, and 1993.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 30s, 40s, or 50s on Halloween with a nearly equal frequency of each. There have been 5 years where the low dipped below the freezing mark, most recently in 2017. On the warm side of the spectrum, there have been 5 years with lows in the 60s, which last occurred in 2003.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
62 in 1982 26 in 1993
62 in 1977 28 in 2017
62 in 1974 30 in 2012
60 in 2003 30 in 1988
60 in 1984 31 in 1964
Normal Low: 41

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 38% of the time, with an inch or more of precipitation occurring only twice, in 2013 and 1972.

Wettest
2.83 in 1972
1.39 in 2013
0.84 in 1985
0.76 in 1973
0.60 in 1969

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Halloween
Year High Low Precip
2003 77 60 T
2004 61 49 0.09
2005 73 51 0.03
2006 63 45 0.36
2007 71 42 0
2008 74 44 0
2009 60 40 0
2010 70 34 0
2011 67 32 0
2012 60 30 0
2013 69 52 1.39
2014 53 37 0
2015 62 50 0.12
2016 79 53 0
2017 49 28 0.07