MILLPORT, Ohio – October was only the third month this year with below normal rainfall, although it still rained 11 days, according to Edwin Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.
The first 10 months of the year, there were 48.42 inches of rain, which is 7.71 inches more than the yearly rainfall.
A killing frost came Oct. 3, with a temperature of 30 degrees.
The high was 78 degrees recorded Oct. 7, and the low of 30 degrees was recorded Oct. 3.
The 113-year averages for October are: 52 degrees, 2.61 inches of rain and 50 percent sunshine.
Averages for October 2004 are: 54.7 degrees, 2.28 inches of rain and 66 percent sunshine.
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