Cape Canaveral
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Cape Canaveral, FL

October, like September, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is evaluated at 84.6°F (29.2°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 74%.

Rainfall

In October, in Cape Canaveral, the rain falls for 16.5 days. Throughout October, 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cape Canaveral, there are 204.7 rainfall days, and 36.57" (929mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Cape Canaveral, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Cape Canaveral?

In October, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 74.3°F (23.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is estimated at 84.6°F (29.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Cape Canaveral?

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, the average relative humidity in October is 74%.

How much does it rain in Cape Canaveral in October?

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, in October, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Cape Canaveral?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 81.9°F (27.7°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in October in Cape Canaveral?

In October, the average length of the day in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 11.5h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Cape Canaveral?

The average sunshine in October in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Cape Canaveral?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Cape Canaveral is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 74.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (59.4°F).

Average humidity in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1.22").

Average rainfall days in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (71.4°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

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