October weather forecast
Grand Rapids, MN

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Weather in October

October, like September, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, is another fresh autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 36.9°F (2.7°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases considerably from a refreshing 67.3°F (19.6°C) in September to a cool 50.4°F (10.2°C). Grand Rapids reports a consistent average low-temperature of 36.9°F (2.7°C) throughout October nights.

Humidity

In Grand Rapids, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In Grand Rapids, in October, during 11.1 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Grand Rapids, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.8 days and collects up to 18.94" (481mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 5.1 snowfall days, it receives 3.54" (90mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 106.1 snowfall days, and 36.73" (933mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Grand Rapids is 10h and 51min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 6:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

UV index

In Grand 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 UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translates into the following recommendations:
Many can withstand an hour in the sun without burning, yet children must always have protection against sunlight. The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation during midday suggests reducing time spent outdoors. A wide-brimmed hat provides unparalleled sun protection for sensitive areas like the eyes, ears, and neck. Alert! The snow's reflection can amplify the UV radiation of the Sun nearly twice.
Updated: Jul 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in October?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Grand Rapids, is 50.4°F (10.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Grand Rapids?

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How much does it rain in October?

In October, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout October, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 5.1 snowfall days, it receives 3.54" (90mm) of snow.

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

In Grand Rapids, the average day length in October is 10h and 51min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 6:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 5:58 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 4.6h.

How high is the UV index in October?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average temperature in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average high temperature in October: 50.4°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 (15.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 36.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.4°F).

Average pressure in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average pressure in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average pressure in October: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average wind speed in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

Average humidity in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average humidity in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (70%).

Average rainfall in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average rainfall in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.75").

Average rainfall days in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average rainfall days in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average snowfall in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average snowfall in October: 3.54"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.2").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average snowfall days in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average snowfall days in October: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average sunshine days in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.1 days

The months with the most sunshine days are August and September (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.1 days).

Average UV index in October
Grand Rapids, MN

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average cloud cover in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average cloud cover in October: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in October
Grand Rapids, MN

Average visibility in October - Grand Rapids, MN
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are May and June (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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