Captiva
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Captiva, FL

October, like September, is another tropical autumn month in Captiva, Florida, with average temperature ranging between min 68°F (20°C) and max 86°F (30°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still tropical 86°F (30°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 68°F (20°C).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout October, 3.3" (85mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Captiva, during the entire year, the rain falls for 108 days and collects up to 52.6" (1335mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Captiva, in October, the average water temperature is 82.4°F (28°C). 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 Captiva, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun 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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Captiva?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Captiva, Florida, is 86°F (30°C), while the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

How much does it rain in Captiva in October?

In October, in Captiva, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout October, 3.3" (85mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Captiva?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Captiva, Florida, is 82.4°F (28°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.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Captiva have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Captiva is 8h.

How high is the UV index in October in Captiva?

In Captiva, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Captiva, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 86°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (73°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 68°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (75°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (54°F).

Average rainfall in October - Captiva, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (8.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (1.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Captiva, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (70°F).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are April, May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Captiva, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 8

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).