October weather forecast and climate
Columbus, MS

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Columbus, Mississippi, with average temperature fluctuating between 55°F (12.8°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, Mississippi, the average high-temperature in October drops, from a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C) in September, to a moderately hot 74.8°F (23.8°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Columbus, Mississippi, is October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, Mississippi, during October, the rain falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.4 days and collects up to 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Columbus snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

In Columbus, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Columbus is 7.1h.

UV index

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Columbus?

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in October in Columbus?

The average relative humidity in October is 70%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in October?

In October, in Columbus, Mississippi, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout October, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Columbus?

March through November are months without snowfall in Columbus, Mississippi.

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

In Columbus, Mississippi, the average length of the day in October is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Columbus?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Columbus?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Columbus, MS

Average temperature in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average high temperature in October: 74.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 55°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Columbus, MS

Average pressure in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Columbus, MS

Average wind speed in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Columbus, MS

Average humidity in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.67"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, April and December (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in October
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall days in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall days in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Columbus, MS

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.1h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Columbus, MS

Average sunshine days in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average sunshine days in October: 23 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in October
Columbus, MS

Average UV index in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Columbus, MS

Average cloud cover in October - Columbus, MS
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in October
Columbus, MS

Average visibility in October - Columbus, MS
  • 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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