October weather forecast and climate
Big Rapids, MI

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Big Rapids, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average low of 42.1°F (5.6°C) and an average high of 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 70.5°F (21.4°C) in September, to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). In October, in Big Rapids, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Big Rapids, Michigan, is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Big Rapids, Michigan, is October when the rain falls for 16.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Big Rapids are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow. In Big Rapids, during the entire year, snow falls for 87.9 days, and aggregates up to 32.56" (827mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Big Rapids, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In Big Rapids, the average sunshine in October is 4.8h.

UV index

In Big Rapids, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Big Rapids?

In Big Rapids, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

What is the wettest month in Big Rapids?

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 16.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Big Rapids?

In Big Rapids, in October, during 16.5 rainfall days, 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Big Rapids?

October is the first month it typically snows in Big Rapids, Michigan. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Big Rapids have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Big Rapids, Michigan, is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Big Rapids?

The average sunshine in October is 4.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Big Rapids?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Big Rapids is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average temperature in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average pressure in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average wind speed in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average humidity in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average rainfall in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.18").

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Average rainfall days in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average rainfall days in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.2 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average snowfall in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.82").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average snowfall days in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average sunshine days in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average UV index in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average cloud cover in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 79).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in October
Big Rapids, MI

Average visibility in October - Big Rapids, MI
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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