Independence
Missouri, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Independence, MO

October, like September, in Independence, Missouri, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 64.9°F (18.3°C) and min 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Temperature

In Independence, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C) in September, to an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C). In Independence, the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are October and November, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Independence, during October, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 132.1 rainfall days, and 26.97" (685mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Independence are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Independence, Missouri. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 19.9 snowfall days, and 10.2" (259mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Independence is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Independence?

In October, in Independence, the average high-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Independence?

October and November, with an average relative humidity of 70%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in October in Independence?

In Independence, Missouri, the average relative humidity in October is 70%.

How many days does it rain in October in Independence?

In Independence, in October, during 9.7 rainfall days, 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Independence?

October is the first month it typically snows in Independence. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Independence have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Independence is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Independence have in October?

In Independence, Missouri, the average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Independence?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Independence, Missouri, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in October: 64.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

Average humidity in October - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

Average rainfall in October - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

Average rainfall days in October - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Independence, MO
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in October - Independence, MO
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).