October weather forecast and climate
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn

Weather in October

October, like September, in Frankfort, Kentucky, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 66.2°F (19°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C) in September, to a comfortable 66.2°F (19°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 75%.

Rainfall

In Frankfort, Kentucky, during October, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 154.4 rainfall days, and 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Frankfort. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Frankfort, there are 30.4 snowfall days, and 6.3" (160mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Frankfort is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Frankfort?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, in October, the average high-temperature is 66.2°F (19°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Frankfort?

The average relative humidity in October is 75%.

How much does it rain in Frankfort in October?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, in October, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Frankfort?

October is the first month it typically snows in Frankfort. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Frankfort have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Frankfort?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Frankfort, KY

Average temperature in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average high temperature in October: 66.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Frankfort, KY

Average pressure in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in October
Frankfort, KY

Average wind speed in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Frankfort, KY

Average humidity in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in October
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall days in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.61").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall days in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 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
Frankfort, KY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Frankfort, KY
  • 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: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Frankfort, KY

Average sunshine days in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Frankfort, KY

Average UV index in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Frankfort, KY

Average cloud cover in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in October
Frankfort, KY

Average visibility in October - Frankfort, KY
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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