October weather forecast and climate
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Topeka, Kansas, with average temperature varying between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 79°F (26.1°C) in September, to a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Topeka, is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

Rainfall

In October, in Topeka, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout October, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 123.3 rainfall days, and 23.82" (605mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. In Topeka, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.5 days, and aggregates up to 6.5" (165mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Topeka is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

UV index

In Topeka, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary 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. 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 Topeka?

In October, in Topeka, the average high-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Topeka?

With an average relative humidity of 67%, October is the least humid month in Topeka.

What is the average humidity in October in Topeka?

The average relative humidity in October is 67%.

How much does it rain in Topeka in October?

In Topeka, in October, during 9.3 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Topeka?

October is the first month it typically snows in Topeka. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Topeka have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Topeka, Kansas, is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Topeka?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Topeka is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Topeka, KS

Average temperature in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in October - Topeka, 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 (29.87").

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Average wind speed in October
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Topeka, KS

Average humidity in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average humidity in October: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in October
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in October
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall days in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Topeka, KS

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Topeka, KS

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in October - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in October
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in October - Topeka, 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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