October weather forecast and climate
Melbourne, FL

A long pier and sun shed on the Indian River in Melbourne, Florida
A long pier and sun shed on the Indian River in Melbourne, Florida

Weather in October

October, like September, in Melbourne, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C).

Temperature

In Melbourne, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still warm 81.5°F (27.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 73.6°F (23.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and metabolic differences 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 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

In Melbourne, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Melbourne, during October, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation. In Melbourne, during the entire year, the rain falls for 176.1 days and collects up to 22.28" (566mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Melbourne, the average water temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C).
Note: 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 October, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Melbourne, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, in October, the average high-temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 73.6°F (23.1°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 86.5°F (30.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Florida, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

How many days does it rain in October in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Florida, in October, it is raining for 14.9 days, with typically 1.85" (47mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Florida, in October, the average water temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°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.

How many hours of daylight does Melbourne have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Melbourne?

The average sunshine in October in Melbourne is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Melbourne?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Melbourne, FL

Average temperature in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (69.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 73.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (78.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (58.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Melbourne, FL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.97").

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Average wind speed in October
Melbourne, FL

Average wind speed in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.9mph).

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Average humidity in October
Melbourne, FL

Average humidity in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Melbourne, FL

Average rainfall in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in October
Melbourne, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (23.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Melbourne, FL

Average sea temperature in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (71.4°F).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Melbourne, 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: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Melbourne, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Melbourne, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Melbourne, FL

Average UV index in October - Melbourne, 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
Melbourne, FL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 34).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and May (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Melbourne, FL

Average visibility in October - Melbourne, 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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