10/16/18 Sunny today, light to moderate E winds, high 70F, increasing clouds tonight, low 55F, partly sunny tomorrow, high 65-70F. Outlook: mixed skies/dry, slow cooling Wed-Mon w/ highs dropping to 60F by Sun, lows near 50F. Chance of extended rainy period starting Tue.
Precipitation: Today will be the 6th consecutive day of no rain with another 6 or 7 dry days possible before this streak ends. Sometimes October has as many dry days as a summer month. At Salem in 2006, there were 26 days without measurable rain. That’s not the record though — both Salem and Eugene had 31 dry days in October 1895.
Temperatures: Yesterday’s high on the Central Coast was 78F, just below the record of 81F set in 1960. On the other end of the thermometer, Eugene recorded 29F yesterday morning, breaking their old low temperature record of 30F set in 1992.