October weather forecast and climate
Athens, GA

The historic city hall tower at dusk in Athens, Georgia, along with other neon-lit houses in the vicinity
The historic city hall tower at dusk in Athens, Georgia, along with other neon-lit houses in the vicinity

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Athens, Georgia, with average temperature varying between 73.4°F (23°C) and 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 84.4°F (29.1°C) in September, to a still warm 73.4°F (23°C). In October, in Athens, the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are July, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Athens, in October, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Athens, Georgia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.2 days and collects up to 36.85" (936mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Athens.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Athens is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Athens?

Months with the lowest humidity in Athens, Georgia, are July, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in October in Athens?

In October, the average relative humidity in Athens, Georgia, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Athens?

In Athens, Georgia, in October, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Athens?

April through November are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Athens have in October?

In Athens, the average length of the day in October is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Athens have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Athens is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Athens?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Athens, GA

Average temperature in October - Athens, GA
  • Average high temperature in October: 73.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 53.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Athens, GA

Average pressure in October - Athens, GA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

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Average wind speed in October
Athens, GA

Average wind speed in October - Athens, GA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Athens, GA

Average humidity in October - Athens, GA
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, October and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Athens, GA

Average rainfall in October - Athens, GA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in October
Athens, GA

Average rainfall days in October - Athens, GA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Athens, GA

Average snowfall in October - Athens, GA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Athens, GA

Average snowfall days in October - Athens, GA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Athens, GA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Athens, GA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Athens, GA

Average sunshine days in October - Athens, GA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Athens, GA

Average UV index in October - Athens, GA
  • Average UV index in October: 4

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Athens, GA

Average cloud cover in October - Athens, GA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Athens, GA

Average visibility in October - Athens, GA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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