Santa Rosa Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
October, like September, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 80.6°F (27°C) and 55.4°F (13°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a hot 87.8°F (31°C) in September, to a moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Rosa Beach, during 5 rainfall days, 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Santa Rosa Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 58.9" (1497mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Santa Rosa Beach is 77°F (25°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 in October 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Santa Rosa Beach, is 80.6°F (27°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in October, the average water temperature is 77°F (25°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 Santa Rosa Beach have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Santa Rosa Beach is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Santa Rosa Beach?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Rosa Beach is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 55°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39°F).

Average rainfall in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.2").

Average rainfall days in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 77°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (64°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in October - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).