Halloween Weather at West Lafayette Tonight……….Back to 1887

October 31st, 2012 at 2:15 pm by under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog

FORECAST FOR HALLOWEEN 2012:

HALLOWEEN CLIMATE INFO FOR WEST LAFAYETTE………1887-1900 Purdue University……1901-Present Purdue Agronomy Farm

HIGHEST HALLOWEEN TEMPERATURE:  83° in 1950 (second warmest 79° in 1933 & 1935)

LOWEST HALLOWEEN TEMPERATURE:  21° in 1908

LEAST TEMPERATURE MOVEMENT FROM HIGH & LOW FOR THE DAY:  1929 – High 65°    Low 62° (0.07″ rainfall that day)

HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE:  70° in 1900 (High 77°    Low 63° [0.12" rainfall that day])

Second highest 68.5° in 1953 (High 83°    Low 54°)

HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE:  63° in 1900

LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE: 38° in 1954

LOWEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE:  32.5° in 1906 (High 42°    Low 23°) & 1954 (High 38°    Low 27°)

GREATEST TEMP SPREAD FOR THE DAY:  37° in 1938 (High 68°    Low 31°)

MOST SNOW ON THE GROUND AT OBSERVATION TIME:  1″  1917

MOST SNOWFALL ON HALLOWEEN: 0.5″ 1917

WETTEST:  1919 – 1.63″

One Response to “Halloween Weather at West Lafayette Tonight……….Back to 1887”

  1. Carol says:

    Sandy has stirred up the climate change debate again. But it seems to me that this kind of weather extreme has been here, done that…if only one looks back further than the 1980 ‘s! I am open minded, but am not prone to jumping on the climate change band wagon. Still skeptical.

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