October weather forecast and climate
South Palm Beach, FL

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in South Palm Beach, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 76.5°F (24.7°C) and an average high of 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 81.9°F (27.7°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 76.5°F (24.7°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 87.1°F (30.6°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 South Palm Beach, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In South Palm Beach, during 20.6 rainfall days, 5.08" (129mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 238.3 rainfall days, and 54.53" (1385mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In South Palm Beach, in October, the average water temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in South Palm Beach is 6.6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value 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 adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in South Palm Beach?

The average high-temperature, in October, in South Palm Beach, is 81.9°F (27.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 76.5°F (24.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is estimated at 87.1°F (30.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in South Palm Beach?

The average relative humidity in October in South Palm Beach is 74%.

How many days does it rain in October in South Palm Beach?

In South Palm Beach, in October, it is raining for 20.6 days, with typically 5.08" (129mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in South Palm Beach?

In South Palm Beach, Florida, in October, the average water temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in October in South Palm Beach?

In October, the average length of the day in South Palm Beach, Florida, is 11.5h.

How long on average sun shines in October in South Palm Beach?

In October, the average sunshine in South Palm Beach, Florida, is 6.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in South Palm Beach?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in South Palm Beach, Florida, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average temperature in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 76.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (81.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64°F).

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Average pressure in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average pressure in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average wind speed in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average humidity in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 5.08"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (9.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (27.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (13.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average sea temperature in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 82.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (85.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (74.1°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.6h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

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Average sunshine days in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (2.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average UV index in October - South Palm Beach, 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 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in October - South Palm Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

Months with the most cloud cover are January, October, November and December (Cloud cover 36).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
South Palm Beach, FL

Average visibility in October - South Palm Beach, 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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