Fort Smith
Arkansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Fort Smith, AR

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Fort Smith, Arkansas, with average temperature varying between 50.7°F (10.4°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C) in September, to a still warm 74.8°F (23.8°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Fort Smith is 69.4%.

Rainfall

In Fort Smith, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 4.3" (109.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Fort Smith, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.2 days and collects up to 45.5" (1154.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Throughout the year, in Fort Smith, 4.9" (124.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Fort Smith, Arkansas, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort Smith is 7.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in October in Fort Smith?

In Fort Smith, Arkansas, in October, the average high-temperature is 74.8°F (23.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Fort Smith?

In Fort Smith, the average relative humidity in October is 69.4%.

How many days does it rain in October in Fort Smith?

In Fort Smith, in October, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 4.3" (109.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Fort Smith?

In October, the average length of the day in Fort Smith is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Fort Smith?

In Fort Smith, the average sunshine in October is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Fort Smith?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Smith is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average high temperature in October: 74.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (93.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 50.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29°F).

Average humidity in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average humidity in October: 69.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (71.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (63.8%).

Average rainfall in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average rainfall in October: 4.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2.6").

Average rainfall days in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in October - Fort Smith, AR
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).