October weather forecast and climate
Capitola, CA

The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California
The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California

Weather in October

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Capitola, California, with average temperature ranging between max 69.4°F (20.8°C) and min 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Temperature

In Capitola, California, the average high-temperature in October is relatively the same as in September - a still agreeable 69.4°F (20.8°C). In Capitola, in October, the average low-temperature is 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Capitola is October, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

Rainfall

In Capitola, during October, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation. In Capitola, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.9 days and collects up to 14.45" (367mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Capitola is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Capitola is 7h.

UV index

In Capitola, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Capitola?

In Capitola, California, in October, the average high-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.8°F (12.1°C).

What is the least humid month in Capitola?

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in October in Capitola?

The average relative humidity in October in Capitola is 68%.

How much does it rain in Capitola in October?

In Capitola, during October, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

How cold is the water in October in Capitola?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Capitola is 57.7°F (14.3°C). Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in October in Capitola?

In October, the average length of the day in Capitola is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Capitola have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Capitola, California, is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Capitola?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Capitola, CA

Average temperature in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average high temperature in October: 69.4°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 53.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (45.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Capitola, CA

Average pressure in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.92").

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Average wind speed in October
Capitola, CA

Average wind speed in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Capitola, CA

Average humidity in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average humidity in October: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in October
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in October
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall days in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Capitola, CA

Average sea temperature in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average sea temperature in October: 57.8°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Capitola, CA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Capitola, CA

Average sunshine days in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (16.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Capitola, CA

Average UV index in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and November (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Capitola, CA

Average cloud cover in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and September (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in October
Capitola, CA

Average visibility in October - Capitola, CA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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