October weather forecast
Winter Haven, FL

The perfect night sky full of bright red clouds reflected in a scenic mirror image in the lake water below, in Winter Haven, Fl, the United States
The perfect night sky full of bright red clouds reflected in a scenic mirror image in the lake water below, in Winter Haven, Fl, the United States

Weather in October

October, like September, in Winter Haven, Florida, is another warm autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C).

Temperature

In Winter Haven, Florida, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a warm 83.3°F (28.5°C). In Winter Haven, the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is calculated to be a hot 90.9°F (32.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, pregnancy). 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. 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 in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In October, in Winter Haven, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout October, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 179.3 rainfall days, and 28.66" (728mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Winter Haven, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 29min.
On the first day of October in Winter Haven, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 6:43 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Winter Haven, the average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Winter Haven?

In Winter Haven, Florida, in October, the average high-temperature is 83.3°F (28.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in October is calculated to be 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Winter Haven?

In October, the average relative humidity in Winter Haven, Florida, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Winter Haven in October?

In Winter Haven, Florida, in October, it is raining for 12.5 days, with typically 1.73" (44mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Winter Haven have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 29min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Winter Haven?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 6:43 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Winter Haven have in October?

In Winter Haven, Florida, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Winter Haven?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Winter Haven is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average temperature in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 83.3°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 67.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (51.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average pressure in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average wind speed in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average humidity in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average rainfall in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.24").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and March (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Winter Haven, FL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.3h

The months with the most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average UV index in October - Winter Haven, 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
Winter Haven, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Winter Haven, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Winter Haven, FL

Average visibility in October - Winter Haven, 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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