Lexington
Kentucky, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Lexington, KY

A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
October, like September, in Lexington, Kentucky, is another enjoyable autumn month, with 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 warm 78.1°F (25.6°C) in September, to a comfortable 65.7°F (18.7°C). In October, in Lexington, the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lexington, there are 172.1 rainfall days, and 37.95" (964mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Lexington. 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

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Lexington?

In Lexington, in October, the average high-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lexington?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Lexington?

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. 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Lexington have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Lexington?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Lexington is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is September (2.32").

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 lowest number of rainy days is November (10.3 days).

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

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

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).
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 - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.5h

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

Average UV index in October - Lexington, 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).