October weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan
An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Muskegon, Michigan, with average temperature ranging between min 47.7°F (8.7°C) and max 56.8°F (13.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C) in September, to a mild 56.8°F (13.8°C). In Muskegon, in October, the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

April, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Muskegon.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Muskegon. Rain falls for 14.9 days and accumulates 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Muskegon. October is the first month it typically snows in Muskegon. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Muskegon, there are 60.4 snowfall days, and 7.64" (194mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Muskegon, the average seawater temperature in October is 55.4°F (13°C).
Note: Swimming in 55.4°F (13°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Muskegon, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Muskegon is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Muskegon?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Muskegon, is 56.8°F (13.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Muskegon?

April, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Muskegon.

What is the average humidity in October in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average relative humidity in October is 76%.

How much does it rain in Muskegon in October?

In Muskegon, Michigan, during October, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Muskegon?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14.9 days and accumulates 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Muskegon?

October is the first month it typically snows in Muskegon, Michigan. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Muskegon?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Muskegon, Michigan, is 55.4°F (13°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Muskegon have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Muskegon?

The average sunshine in October in Muskegon, Michigan, is 5.6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Muskegon?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Muskegon is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Muskegon, MI

Average temperature in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.8°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (75.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Muskegon, MI

Average pressure in October - Muskegon, 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
Muskegon, MI

Average wind speed in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in October
Muskegon, MI

Average humidity in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in October
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall days in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.05").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall days in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Muskegon, MI

Average sea temperature in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sea temperature in October: 55°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Muskegon, MI

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Muskegon, 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: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Muskegon, MI

Average sunshine days in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Muskegon, MI

Average UV index in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Muskegon, MI

Average cloud cover in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in October
Muskegon, MI

Average visibility in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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