October weather forecast
Altoona, FL

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Altoona, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 67.1°F (19.5°C).

Temperature

In Altoona, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a hot 88.5°F (31.4°C) in September, to a moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 67.1°F (19.5°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 90°F (32.2°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Altoona, Florida, the average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Altoona, Florida,, it is raining for 13.5 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Altoona, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 193.1 days and collects up to 35.71" (907mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Altoona, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Altoona?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Altoona, is 82.9°F (28.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.1°F (19.5°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to be 90°F (32.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Altoona?

In Altoona, the average relative humidity in October is 76%.

How much does it rain in Altoona in October?

In October, in Altoona, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout October, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In October, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Altoona have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Altoona, Florida, is 7.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Altoona?

In Altoona, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Altoona, FL

Average temperature in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (67.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 67.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (49.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Altoona, FL

Average pressure in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.97").

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Average wind speed in October
Altoona, FL

Average wind speed in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Altoona, FL

Average humidity in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Altoona, FL

Average rainfall in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and November (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in October
Altoona, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.2 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Altoona, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.3h

Months with the most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Altoona, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Altoona, FL

Average UV index in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in October
Altoona, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Altoona, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Altoona, FL

Average visibility in October - Altoona, FL
  • 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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