Louisville
Kentucky, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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October weather forecast and climate
Louisville, KY

A distant view of the Louisville city, Kentucky, from across the bridge, at dusk, reflected in the water below
A distant view of the Louisville city, Kentucky, from across the bridge, at dusk, reflected in the water below
October, the same as September, in Louisville, Kentucky, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature varying between 70.2°F (21.2°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Temperature

In Louisville, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a moderately hot 81.5°F (27.5°C) in September, to an agreeable 70.2°F (21.2°C). In Louisville, Kentucky, in October, the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Louisville is 69.9%.

Rainfall

In Louisville, during October, the rain falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.2" (81.8mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Louisville, there are 122.8 rainfall days, and 44.9" (1140.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Louisville, Kentucky, are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. In Louisville, Kentucky, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.8 days, and aggregates up to 12.5" (317.4mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Louisville is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Louisville?

In October, in Louisville, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Louisville?

The average relative humidity in October in Louisville is 69.9%.

How many days does it rain in October in Louisville?

In Louisville, Kentucky, in October, it is raining for 7.7 days, with typically 3.2" (81.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Louisville?

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

How many hours of daylight does Louisville have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Louisville have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Louisville?

In Louisville, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average high temperature in October: 70.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 48.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

Average humidity in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average humidity in October: 69.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (72.9%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.5%).

Average rainfall in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (3.1").

Average rainfall days in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (3.6 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 - Louisville, 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: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in October - Louisville, KY
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).