Saint Petersburg
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Saint Petersburg, FL

Scenic palm trees and a straight road to St. Petersburg in Florida, a beautiful clear waterfront, on a hot and sunny day with cloudy sky
Scenic palm trees and a straight road to St. Petersburg in Florida, a beautiful clear waterfront, on a hot and sunny day with cloudy sky
October, like September, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 68°F (20°C) and an average high of 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a warm 84°F (28.9°C). In Saint Petersburg, the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout October, 2.5" (63.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saint Petersburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105 days and collects up to 45.9" (1165.8mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is 81.1°F (27.3°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 in Saint Petersburg is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Saint Petersburg is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Saint Petersburg?

In October, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, during October, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.5" (63.5mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Saint Petersburg?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°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 Saint Petersburg?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Saint Petersburg?

In October, the average sunshine in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 84°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (70°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 68°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (76°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (53°F).

Average rainfall in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (7.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (1.6").

Average rainfall days in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in October - Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 8

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).