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

October weather forecast and climate
Cape Coral, FL

October, like September, in Cape Coral, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a warm 83.7°F (28.7°C). In Cape Coral, Florida, in October, the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 91°F (32.8°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 Cape Coral is 74%.

Rainfall

In Cape Coral, during October, the rain falls for 12.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cape Coral, Florida, there are 156.4 rainfall days, and 17.95" (456mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Cape Coral, the average water temperature is 82°F (27.8°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cape Coral is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Cape Coral, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

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. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Coral?

In Cape Coral, Florida, in October, the average high-temperature is 83.7°F (28.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in October is estimated at 91°F (32.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Cape Coral?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Cape Coral?

In Cape Coral, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 12.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Cape Coral?

In Cape Coral, the average seawater temperature in October is 82°F (27.8°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.

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

The average length of the day in October is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Coral have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Cape Coral is 7.6h.

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

In Cape Coral, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Cape Coral, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 83.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (70.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 72.7°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 (57.7°F).

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71%).

Average rainfall in October - Cape Coral, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.94").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (0.43").

Average rainfall days in October - Cape Coral, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cape Coral, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 82°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (67°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

Average UV index in October - Cape Coral, 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).