October weather forecast and climate
Lakeland, FL

A scenic natural park behind the city of Lakeland in Florida, seen from atop the famed Lake Mirror
A scenic natural park behind the city of Lakeland in Florida, seen from atop the famed Lake Mirror

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Lakeland, Florida, with average temperature varying between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C).

Temperature

In Lakeland, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a moderately hot 83.1°F (28.4°C). In October, in Lakeland, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is calculated to be a hot 90.3°F (32.4°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), 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. 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 October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Lakeland, Florida,, during 7.5 rainfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lakeland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.1 days and collects up to 9.06" (230mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Lakeland, Florida, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Lakeland, the average sunshine in October is 7.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Lakeland, Florida, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Lakeland?

In October, in Lakeland, the average high-temperature is 83.1°F (28.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 90.3°F (32.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lakeland?

In Lakeland, Florida, the average relative humidity in October is 76%.

How much does it rain in Lakeland in October?

In October, in Lakeland, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout October, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Lakeland?

The average sunshine in October in Lakeland, Florida, is 7.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Lakeland?

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

Average temperature in October
Lakeland, FL

Average temperature in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 83.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 66.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (50.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Lakeland, FL

Average pressure in October - Lakeland, 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").

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Average wind speed in October
Lakeland, FL

Average wind speed in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Lakeland, FL

Average humidity in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lakeland, FL

Average rainfall in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in October
Lakeland, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.3 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Lakeland, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lakeland, 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: 7.4h

Months with the most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lakeland, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lakeland, FL

Average UV index in October - Lakeland, 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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Lakeland, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Lakeland, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Lakeland, FL

Average visibility in October - Lakeland, 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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