October weather forecast and climate
West Palm Beach, FL

Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida
Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in West Palm Beach, Florida, with average temperature ranging between max 81.9°F (27.7°C) and min 76.8°F (24.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). The average low-temperature, in West Palm Beach, is 76.8°F (24.9°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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 is 74%.

Rainfall

In West Palm Beach, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation. In West Palm Beach, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 193.9 days and collects up to 22.56" (573mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In West Palm Beach, the average seawater 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 West Palm Beach is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In West Palm Beach, Florida, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

In West Palm Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 West Palm Beach?

In October, in West Palm Beach, Florida, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 87.1°F (30.6°C).

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

In October, the average relative humidity is 74%.

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

In West Palm Beach, Florida, in October, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

In West Palm Beach, Florida, the average seawater temperature in October is 82.8°F (28.2°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does West Palm Beach have in October?

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

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

In West Palm Beach, the average sunshine in October is 6.8h.

How high is the UV index in October in West Palm Beach?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index 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
West Palm Beach, FL

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 76.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (81.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average pressure in October - West 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
West Palm Beach, FL

Average wind speed in October - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8mph).

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Average humidity in October
West Palm Beach, FL

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

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

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Average rainfall in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall in October - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in October - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average sea temperature in October - West 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
West Palm Beach, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - West 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: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.1).

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Average sunshine days in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in October - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average UV index in October - West 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and February (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in October - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are May, July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in October
West Palm Beach, FL

Average visibility in October - West 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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