October weather forecast
Springfield, IL

The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois
The Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, Illinois

Weather in October

October, like September, in Springfield, Illinois, is another comfortable autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 64°F (17.8°C) and 48.2°F (9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 77.4°F (25.2°C) in September to a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C). In Springfield, the average low-temperature is 48.2°F (9°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 70%, October is the least humid month in Springfield.

Rainfall

In Springfield, Illinois, in October, during 10.3 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Springfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140.2 days and collects up to 23.27" (591mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Springfield, Illinois, is 11h and 8min.
On the first day of October in Springfield, Illinois, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Springfield is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Springfield is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Springfield?

In Springfield, in October, the average high-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.2°F (9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is computed to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the least humid month in Springfield?

The least humid month in Springfield is October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in October in Springfield?

The average relative humidity in October is 70%.

How many days does it rain in October in Springfield?

In Springfield, in October, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 2.01" (51mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Springfield?

In Springfield, Illinois, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Springfield in October?

In Springfield, Illinois, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the average length of the day in October in Springfield?

In Springfield, the average day length in October is 11h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Springfield?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 6:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Springfield?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Springfield?

In Springfield, Illinois, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Springfield, IL

Average temperature in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average high temperature in October: 64°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 48.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Springfield, IL

Average pressure in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Springfield, IL

Average wind speed in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Springfield, IL

Average humidity in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
Springfield, IL

Average rainfall in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (1.18").

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Average rainfall days in October
Springfield, IL

Average rainfall days in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Springfield, IL

Average snowfall in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.24").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Springfield, IL

Average snowfall days in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Springfield, IL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Springfield, IL

Average sunshine days in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Springfield, IL

Average UV index in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Springfield, IL

Average cloud cover in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 55).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Springfield, IL

Average visibility in October - Springfield, IL
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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