Jackson
Mississippi, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Jackson, MS

The view of the Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, from a beautiful tree park
The view of the Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, from a beautiful tree park
October, like September, in Jackson, Mississippi, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 53.1°F (11.7°C) and an average high of 77.2°F (25.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a tropical 86.7°F (30.4°C) in September, to a warm 77.2°F (25.1°C). In Jackson, the average low-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Jackson is 74.8%.

Rainfall

In Jackson, in October, during 7.6 rainfall days, 3.9" (99.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Jackson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 108.6 days and collects up to 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Jackson, Mississippi, the average sunshine in October is 7.6h.

UV index

In Jackson, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Jackson?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Jackson, is 77.2°F (25.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Jackson?

In October, the average relative humidity in Jackson is 74.8%.

How many days does it rain in October in Jackson?

In Jackson, in October, it is raining for 7.6 days, with typically 3.9" (99.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

In Jackson, Mississippi, the average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Jackson?

In Jackson, the average sunshine in October is 7.6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Jackson?

In Jackson, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average high temperature in October: 77.2°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 53.1°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 (35.3°F).

Average humidity in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average humidity in October: 74.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (77.3%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71.1%).

Average rainfall in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (3").

Average rainfall days in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.6h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average UV index in October - Jackson, MS
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).