October weather forecast and climate
Dunedin, FL

October, like September, in Dunedin, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 81.3°F (27.4°C) and min 71.8°F (22.1°C).

Temperature

In Dunedin, Florida, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). In Dunedin, in October, the average low-temperature is 71.8°F (22.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to 85.6°F (29.8°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, metabolic differences, clothing). 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

Months with the lowest humidity in Dunedin, Florida, are May and October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Dunedin, Florida, during 11.5 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Dunedin, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.5 days and collects up to 27.4" (696mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 80.2°F (26.8°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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.8h.

UV index

In Dunedin, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Dunedin?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Dunedin, is 81.3°F (27.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.8°F (22.1°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 85.6°F (29.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Dunedin?

Months with the lowest humidity are May and October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in October in Dunedin?

In October, the average relative humidity in Dunedin, Florida, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Dunedin?

In October, the rain falls for 11.5 days. Throughout October, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Dunedin?

In Dunedin, in October, the average water temperature is 80.2°F (26.8°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 Dunedin?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Dunedin?

The average sunshine in October is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Dunedin?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (65.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 71.8°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 (55°F).

Average pressure in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

Average wind speed in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.9mph).

Average humidity in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and October (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.16").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.79").

Average rainfall days in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.6 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 80.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (61.1°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Dunedin, 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: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Dunedin, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (3.6 days).

Average UV index in October - Dunedin, 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 - Dunedin, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 25

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in October - Dunedin, 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).