Another month is in the books - let's recap October 2009 in Macon.
For the month of October 2009, the average high temperature was 74.4°. The October historical average high for Macon is 76.8°, putting October 2009 2.4° below average.
For the month of October 2009, the average low temperature was 54.5°. The October historical average low for Macon is 51.1°, putting October 2009 3.4° above average.
The below average highs and above average lows can be attributed to the above average cloud cover for much of the month of October. Cloud cover during the day will limit warming while cloud cover at night will limit cooling.
The highest temperature recorded in Macon in October 2009 was 88° on October 9th. The lowest temperature recorded in Macon in October 2009 was 35° on October 19th.
Macon recorded 6.37" of rain in October 2009, making it the 7th wettest October in Macon history, with records dating back to the late 1800s. Average October rainfall in Macon is 2.37", putting October 2009 rainfall 4" above average.