October weather forecast
Baton Rouge, LA

Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Weather in October

October, like September, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is another warm autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a hot 88°F (31.1°C) in September to a moderately hot 80.2°F (26.8°C). In Baton Rouge, the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 72%, October is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In October, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout October, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.1 days and collects up to 36.1" (917mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through November are months without snowfall in Baton Rouge.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Baton Rouge is 11h and 25min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 6:17 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Baton Rouge?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, October is the least humid month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

What is the average humidity in October in Baton Rouge?

The average relative humidity in October in Baton Rouge is 72%.

How much does it rain in Baton Rouge in October?

In October, in Baton Rouge, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout October, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, snow does not fall in February through November.

What is the average length of the day in October in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, the average day length in October is 11h and 25min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Baton Rouge?

On the first day of October in Baton Rouge, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 6:17 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Baton Rouge have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Baton Rouge is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Baton Rouge?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average temperature in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average high temperature in October: 80.2°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 60.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average pressure in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average wind speed in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average humidity in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall days in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall days in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 25min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average sunshine days in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average UV index in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average cloud cover in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Baton Rouge, LA

Average visibility in October - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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