There will be a light breeze and no chance of rain, according to forecasters. Visibility will be clear.
The temperature is expected to dip about five degrees between the 5 p.m. Pacific time kickoff and the final whistle.
It’ll be a beautiful day for a tailgate. The lot at the San Diego County Credit Union Stadium opens at noon, at which point it’s expected to be 78 degrees Fahrenheit with a light breeze and no rain.
Saturday’s high of 79 degrees and low of 60 degrees is a slightly-higher-than normal Oct. 27 in San Diego. It’s usually between 58 and 72 degrees, Accuweather says, although the high was 78 degrees and low 59 degrees last Oct. 27.
The record high for Oct. 27 was 91 degrees set in 1879 and the record low was 47 degrees set in 1885. Incidentally, 47 degrees was the temperature at kickoff the last time the Irish played on the road on Oct. 27. They were in Norman playing the Oklahoma Sooners, a game in which Notre Dame prevailed, 30-13, en route to a perfect regular season and the 2013 National Championship Game.