Wichita
Kansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Wichita, KS

A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Wichita, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between max 69.6°F (20.9°C) and min 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C) in September, to a pleasant 69.6°F (20.9°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Wichita is 65.1%.

Rainfall

In Wichita, during October, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (70.6mm) of precipitation. In Wichita, during the entire year, the rain falls for 87.9 days and collects up to 32.6" (829.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Wichita is 7.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Wichita is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Wichita?

In October, in Wichita, the average high-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Wichita?

In Wichita, the average relative humidity in October is 65.1%.

How much does it rain in Wichita in October?

In October, in Wichita, Kansas, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout October, 2.8" (70.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Wichita?

October is the first month it typically snows in Wichita, Kansas. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Wichita, Kansas, is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Wichita?

The average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Wichita?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Wichita, Kansas, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average high temperature in October: 69.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

Average humidity in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average humidity in October: 65.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (71.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (58.9%).

Average rainfall in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.8").

Average rainfall days in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (4.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in October - Wichita, KS
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).