October weather forecast
Lexington, KY

A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky

Weather in October

October, like September, in Lexington, Kentucky, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between max 65.7°F (18.7°C) and min 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 78.1°F (25.6°C) in September to an enjoyable 65.7°F (18.7°C). In October, in Lexington, the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Lexington, Kentucky, is 76%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, in October, during 12.9 rainfall days, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lexington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.1 days and collects up to 37.95" (964mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Lexington are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Lexington, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.8 days and aggregates up to 11.3" (287mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 12min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 7:21 pm. On the last day of October, in Lexington, Kentucky, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 6:40 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Lexington, the average sunshine in October is 6.5h.

UV index

In Lexington, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 average humidity in October in Lexington?

In October, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Lexington in October?

In Lexington, Kentucky, in October, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Lexington?

October is the first month it typically snows in Lexington, Kentucky. 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 Lexington?

The average day length in October in Lexington, Kentucky, is 11h and 12min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Lexington?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 7:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 6:40 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lexington have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Lexington?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Lexington is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Lexington, KY

Average temperature in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Lexington, KY

Average pressure in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Lexington, KY

Average wind speed in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Lexington, KY

Average humidity in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in October
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall days in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Lexington, KY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.07").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Lexington, KY

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.7 days).
The 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
Lexington, KY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 12min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lexington, KY

Average sunshine days in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lexington, KY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Lexington, KY

Average cloud cover in October - Lexington, KY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 37

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Lexington, KY

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

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

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