October weather forecast and climate
Cortez, FL

October, like September, in Cortez, Florida, is another warm autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 81.7°F (27.6°C) and min 73.2°F (22.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C). In Cortez, Florida, the average low-temperature is 73.2°F (22.9°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Cortez, during October, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cortez, there are 166.4 rainfall days, and 26.38" (670mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°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

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Cortez is 7.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Cortez, Florida, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in October interpret into the following advice:
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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Cortez?

In Cortez, Florida, in October, the average high-temperature is 81.7°F (27.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 73.2°F (22.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in October is appraised at 86.5°F (30.3°C).

What is the least humid month in Cortez?

With an average relative humidity of 73%, October is the least humid month in Cortez.

What is the average humidity in October in Cortez?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Cortez?

In Cortez, in October, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.5" (38mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Cortez?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Cortez is 81.5°F (27.5°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 Cortez?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Cortez have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Cortez, Florida, is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Cortez?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Cortez, Florida, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (66.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 73.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.8°F).

Average pressure in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

Average wind speed in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.1mph).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.88").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.71").

Average rainfall days in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (24.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cortez, 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: 7.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are July and August (4.8 days).

Average UV index in October - Cortez, 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).

Average cloud cover in October - Cortez, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 21).

Average visibility in October - Cortez, 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).