October weather forecast and climate
Sterling, KS

Weather in October

October, like September, in Sterling, Kansas, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature varying between 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Temperature

In Sterling, the average high-temperature plummets, from a moderately hot 81.5°F (27.5°C) in September, to an enjoyable 67.1°F (19.5°C). In Sterling, the average low-temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Humidity

In Sterling, the average relative humidity in October is 61%.

Rainfall

In Sterling, Kansas, during 8.4 rainfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sterling, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.9 days and collects up to 21.06" (535mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Sterling. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Sterling, during the entire year, snow falls for 15.7 days, and aggregates up to 7.24" (184mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Sterling is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sterling is 7.2h.

UV index

In Sterling, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Sterling?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Sterling, is 67.1°F (19.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Sterling?

In Sterling, Kansas, the average relative humidity in October is 61%.

How many days does it rain in October in Sterling?

In Sterling, Kansas, during October, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Sterling?

October is the first month it typically snows in Sterling. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sterling have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Sterling is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sterling have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Sterling, Kansas, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sterling?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Sterling is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Sterling, KS

Average temperature in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average high temperature in October: 67.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 49.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Sterling, KS

Average pressure in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in October
Sterling, KS

Average wind speed in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Sterling, KS

Average humidity in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average humidity in October: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sterling, KS

Average rainfall in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in October
Sterling, KS

Average rainfall days in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Sterling, KS

Average snowfall in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.36").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Sterling, KS

Average snowfall days in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.8 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
Sterling, KS

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Sterling, KS

Average sunshine days in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Sterling, KS

Average UV index in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Sterling, KS

Average cloud cover in October - Sterling, KS
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in October
Sterling, KS

Average visibility in October - Sterling, KS
  • 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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