October weather forecast and climate
Cape Canaveral, FL

A sunny morning on the sandy shores of Cape Canaveral in Florida
A sunny morning on the sandy shores of Cape Canaveral in Florida

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Cape Canaveral, Florida, with average temperature ranging between min 74.3°F (23.5°C) and max 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 80.6°F (27°C). In Cape Canaveral, Florida,, the average low-temperature is 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be 84.6°F (29.2°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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

In Cape Canaveral, the average relative humidity 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 any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Cape Canaveral, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Cape Canaveral, 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 average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Cape Canaveral?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Cape Canaveral, is 80.6°F (27°C), while the average low-temperature is 74.3°F (23.5°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is computed to be 84.6°F (29.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Cape Canaveral?

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

How much does it rain in Cape Canaveral in October?

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 16.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Cape Canaveral?

In Cape Canaveral, the average seawater temperature in October is 81.9°F (27.7°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Cape Canaveral have in October?

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

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

In October, the average sunshine in Cape Canaveral is 7h.

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

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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).

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Average pressure in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

Average pressure in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • 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 (29.97").

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Average wind speed in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

Average wind speed in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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%).

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Average rainfall in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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").

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Average rainfall days in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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).

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Average sea temperature in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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).

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Average sunshine days in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

Months with the most cloud cover are January and November (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and May (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Cape Canaveral, FL

Average visibility in October - Cape Canaveral, 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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