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

October weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city
An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city's deep road vein network
October, the same as September, in Muskegon, Michigan, is another mild autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 41.5°F (5.3°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C) in September, to a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C). In Muskegon, the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Rainfall

In October, in Muskegon, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout October, 3.1" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Muskegon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.2 days and collects up to 33.4" (848.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Muskegon 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in October, the average high-temperature is 58.8°F (14.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in October, it is raining for 11.9 days, with typically 3.1" (79mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Muskegon?

October is the first month it typically snows in Muskegon. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in October, the average water temperature 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.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Muskegon have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Muskegon is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.1°F).

Average rainfall in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.8").

Average rainfall days in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and August (9 days).

Average snowfall in October - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in October - Muskegon, 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).