October weather forecast
Sacramento, CA

The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California
The State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Sacramento, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 76.8°F (24.9°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

In Sacramento, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C) in September to a warm 76.8°F (24.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Sacramento, is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

In Sacramento, California, the average relative humidity in October is 50%.

Rainfall

In Sacramento, it is raining for 3.4 days, with typically 0.39" (10mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Sacramento, during the entire year, the rain falls for 66.6 days and collects up to 7.6" (193mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Sacramento, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of October in Sacramento, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:07 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In Sacramento, the average sunshine in October is 7.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Sacramento?

In Sacramento, in October, the average high-temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in September is evaluated at 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Sacramento?

In Sacramento, California, the average relative humidity in October is 50%.

How many days does it rain in October in Sacramento?

In Sacramento, California, in October, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in October in Sacramento, California, is 11h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Sacramento?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, in Sacramento, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:07 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Sacramento have in October?

In Sacramento, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sacramento?

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

Average temperature in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average high temperature in October: 76.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 54.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Sacramento, CA

Average pressure in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Sacramento, CA

Average wind speed in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are September and November (5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Sacramento, CA

Average humidity in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average humidity in October: 50%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (45%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in October
Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall days in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Sacramento, CA

Average sunshine days in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 26.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Sacramento, CA

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Sacramento, CA

Average cloud cover in October - Sacramento, CA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in October
Sacramento, CA

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

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

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