October weather forecast
Ruskin, FL

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Ruskin, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 68.9°F (20.5°C) and an average high of 83.3°F (28.5°C).

Temperature

In Ruskin, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a moderately hot 83.3°F (28.5°C). In Ruskin, in October, the average low-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is computed to be a hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', '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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind). 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

The average relative humidity in October is 74%.

Rainfall

In Ruskin, in October, it is raining for 10.7 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ruskin, there are 159.5 rainfall days, and 15.16" (385mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Ruskin, Florida, the average seawater temperature in October is 81.1°F (27.3°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 is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Ruskin, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

In Ruskin, 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 ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Ruskin?

In Ruskin, in October, the average high-temperature is 83.3°F (28.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 90.1°F (32.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Ruskin?

The average relative humidity in October is 74%.

How much does it rain in Ruskin in October?

In October, the rain falls for 10.7 days. Throughout October, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Ruskin?

In Ruskin, Florida, the average seawater temperature in October is 81.1°F (27.3°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Ruskin have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Ruskin?

In October, the average sunshine in Ruskin, Florida, is 7.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Ruskin?

In Ruskin, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Ruskin, FL

Average temperature in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 68.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (52.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Ruskin, FL

Average pressure in October - Ruskin, 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 (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Ruskin, FL

Average wind speed in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Ruskin, FL

Average humidity in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Ruskin, FL

Average rainfall in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.94"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (2.68").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and March (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in October
Ruskin, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Ruskin, FL

Average sea temperature in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.8°F).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ruskin, 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: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Ruskin, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (4.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Ruskin, FL

Average UV index in October - Ruskin, 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
Ruskin, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Ruskin, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 31).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in October
Ruskin, FL

Average visibility in October - Ruskin, 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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