October weather forecast
Tarpon Springs, FL

Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida and the dramatic colorful sky above
Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida and the dramatic colorful sky above

Weather in October

October, like September, in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 70.9°F (21.6°C) and an average high of 81.5°F (27.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a warm 81.5°F (27.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Tarpon Springs, is 70.9°F (21.6°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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

The average relative humidity in October is 73%.

Rainfall

In Tarpon Springs, in October, during 8.2 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 120.5 rainfall days, and 9.45" (240mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Tarpon Springs, the average water temperature is 80.2°F (26.8°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 in Tarpon Springs is 11h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of October, in Tarpon Springs, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 6:47 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Tarpon Springs, Florida, the average sunshine in October is 7.9h.

UV index

In Tarpon Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Tarpon Springs?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Tarpon Springs, is 81.5°F (27.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 70.9°F (21.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is computed to be 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Tarpon Springs?

In October, the average relative humidity is 73%.

How much does it rain in Tarpon Springs in October?

In Tarpon Springs, in October, during 8.2 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Tarpon Springs?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 80.2°F (26.8°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 Tarpon Springs have in October?

In October, the average day length in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 11h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Tarpon Springs?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 6:47 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Tarpon Springs?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Tarpon Springs is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (66°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 70.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (54.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average pressure in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average wind speed in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March and April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average humidity in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average rainfall in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average sea temperature in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 80.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (61.1°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average UV index in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The 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
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in October
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average visibility in October - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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