October weather forecast and climate
Athena, FL

October, like September, in Athena, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a hot 87.4°F (30.8°C) in September, to a warm 80.8°F (27.1°C). In Athena, in October, the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is appraised at 84.7°F (29.3°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The average relative humidity in October is 73%.

Rainfall

In Athena, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 1.93" (49mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Athena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.6 days and collects up to 32.95" (837mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Athena, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

In Athena, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in October in Athena?

In October, in Athena, Florida, the average high-temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 84.7°F (29.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Athena?

The average relative humidity in October in Athena is 73%.

How many days does it rain in October in Athena?

In Athena, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Athena have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Athena is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Athena?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Athena?

In Athena, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Athena, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 80.8°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (62.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 63.3°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 (45.5°F).

Average pressure in October - Athena, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.98").

Average wind speed in October - Athena, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

Average humidity in October - Athena, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and May (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Athena, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.02").

Average rainfall days in October - Athena, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.8 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Athena, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average sunshine days in October - Athena, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.8 days).

Average UV index in October - Athena, 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 3).

Average cloud cover in October - Athena, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in October - Athena, 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).