Lansing
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Lansing, Michigan, with average temperature ranging between min 40.6°F (4.8°C) and max 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in September, to a moderate 59.9°F (15.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Lansing, is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 76.1%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout October, 2.5" (64.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Lansing, Michigan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 136.8 days and collects up to 31.8" (806.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Lansing.

Daylight

In Lansing, Michigan, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Lansing is 5.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Lansing?

In October, in Lansing, the average high-temperature is 59.9°F (15.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lansing?

In October, the average relative humidity in Lansing, Michigan, is 76.1%.

How much does it rain in Lansing in October?

In Lansing, in October, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 2.5" (64.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Lansing?

October is the first month it typically snows in Lansing, Michigan. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Lansing?

The average length of the day in October in Lansing is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 59.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.8°F).

Average humidity in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in October: 76.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (66.7%).

Average rainfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.5"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and September (3.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.5").

Average rainfall days in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).

Average snowfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (13.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 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 - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

Average UV index in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).