Cleveland
Ohio, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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October weather forecast and climate
Cleveland, OH

A view of the Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a view of the old lift bridge and city buildings out far
A view of the Veterans Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a view of the old lift bridge and city buildings out far
October, like September, in Cleveland, Ohio, is another enjoyable autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 62.2°F (16.8°C) and an average low of 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In Cleveland, Ohio, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in September, to an enjoyable 62.2°F (16.8°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

In Cleveland, the average relative humidity in October is 70.8%.

Rainfall

In Cleveland, in October, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 3.1" (78mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cleveland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.9 days and collects up to 39.1" (994.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cleveland, Ohio, are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow. In Cleveland, Ohio, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.9 days, and aggregates up to 68.1" (1729.7mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cleveland, Ohio, is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Cleveland is 5.5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Cleveland is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, Ohio, in October, the average high-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, Ohio, the average relative humidity in October is 70.8%.

How many days does it rain in October in Cleveland?

In Cleveland, in October, during 11.4 rainfall days, 3.1" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Cleveland?

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

How cold is the water in October in Cleveland?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

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

The average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cleveland have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Cleveland is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Cleveland?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Cleveland is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

Average humidity in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average humidity in October: 70.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.1%).

Average rainfall in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.3").

Average rainfall days in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average sea temperature in October: 62°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (33.2°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in October - Cleveland, OH
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).