October weather forecast and climate
Cedar Rapids, IA

Nice aerial capture of the skyline over Cedar Rapids in Iowa
Nice aerial capture of the skyline over Cedar Rapids in Iowa

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with temperature in the range of an average high of 59.9°F (15.5°C) and an average low of 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Temperature

In Cedar Rapids, the average high-temperature plummets, from a moderately hot 74.3°F (23.5°C) in September, to a mild 59.9°F (15.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa,, during 9.6 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 120.7 rainfall days, and 18.31" (465mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Cedar Rapids. Throughout October, in the average 0.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Cedar Rapids, there are 36.1 snowfall days, and 8.43" (214mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Cedar Rapids?

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in October in Cedar Rapids?

In October, the average relative humidity in Cedar Rapids is 73%.

How many days does it rain in October in Cedar Rapids?

In October, in Cedar Rapids, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout October, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Cedar Rapids?

October is the first month it typically snows in Cedar Rapids. Throughout October, in the average 0.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Cedar Rapids?

In Cedar Rapids, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cedar Rapids have in October?

In Cedar Rapids, the average sunshine in October is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Cedar Rapids?

In Cedar Rapids, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average temperature in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average high temperature in October: 59.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 44.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average pressure in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average pressure in October: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average wind speed in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average humidity in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average rainfall in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average rainfall days in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average snowfall in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.64").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average snowfall days in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
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
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average sunshine days in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average UV index in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average cloud cover in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average visibility in October - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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