October weather forecast and climate
Fort Myers, FL

Dusk over the pier bridge in Fort Myers, Florida, with cloudy skies and calm waters below
Dusk over the pier bridge in Fort Myers, Florida, with cloudy skies and calm waters below

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Fort Myers, Florida, with average temperature varying between 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 72°F (22.2°C).

Temperature

In Fort Myers, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a moderately hot 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Fort Myers, Florida,, the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 91.8°F (33.2°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape 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. 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

In Fort Myers, Florida, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Fort Myers, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 159.2 rainfall days, and 23.54" (598mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Fort Myers, the average seawater temperature is 82.4°F (28°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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.6h.

UV index

In Fort Myers, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Fort Myers?

In Fort Myers, Florida, in October, the average high-temperature is 83.8°F (28.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is evaluated at 91.8°F (33.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Fort Myers?

In Fort Myers, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

How many days does it rain in October in Fort Myers?

In October, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout October, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Fort Myers?

In October, the average ocean temperature 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 Fort Myers?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Fort Myers?

In October, the average sunshine in Fort Myers is 7.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Fort Myers?

In Fort Myers, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average temperature in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (71.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 72°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average pressure in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95").

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Average wind speed in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average wind speed in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are October and November (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average humidity in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

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

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Average rainfall in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average rainfall in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.72").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average sea temperature in October - Fort Myers, 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).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Fort Myers, 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

Months with the most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average UV index in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Fort Myers, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 27

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 29).
Months with the least cloud cover are March, April and May (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in October
Fort Myers, FL

Average visibility in October - Fort Myers, 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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