October weather forecast and climate
Grand Rapids, MI

The vast cityscape of Grand Rapids, a moderately large town in Michigan and two visible bridges across the river
The vast cityscape of Grand Rapids, a moderately large town in Michigan and two visible bridges across the river

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is another mild autumn month, with average temperature varying between 44.2°F (6.8°C) and 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 72°F (22.2°C) in September, to a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C). In Grand Rapids, in October, the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Grand Rapids is 77%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout October, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Grand Rapids, there are 103.5 rainfall days, and 9.02" (229mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Grand Rapids is 11h.

Sunshine

In Grand Rapids, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. 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 Grand Rapids?

In October, the average relative humidity in Grand Rapids is 77%.

How much does it rain in Grand Rapids in October?

In Grand Rapids, during October, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Grand Rapids?

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Grand Rapids in October?

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Grand Rapids have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Grand Rapids?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Grand Rapids is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average temperature in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 44.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average pressure in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"

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
Grand Rapids, MI

Average wind speed in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average humidity in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average rainfall in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average rainfall days in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average snowfall in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.57").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average snowfall days in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.5 days).
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
Grand Rapids, MI

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average sunshine days in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Grand Rapids, MI

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Grand Rapids, MI

Average cloud cover in October - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Grand Rapids, MI

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

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

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