October weather forecast
Madison, SD

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Madison, South Dakota, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 55.9°F (13.3°C) and an average low of 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature in October plummets from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in September to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

Rainfall

In Madison, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 1.77" (45mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Madison, there are 111.2 rainfall days, and 21.14" (537mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Madison. Throughout October, in the average 1.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow. In Madison, during the entire year, snow falls for 49.4 days and aggregates up to 20.04" (509mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Madison is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of October, in Madison, sunrise is at 8:03 am and sunset at 6:20 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6h.

UV index

In Madison, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Madison?

The least humid month in Madison is October, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

What is the average humidity in October in Madison?

The average relative humidity in October in Madison, South Dakota, is 67%.

How many days does it rain in October in Madison?

In October, in Madison, South Dakota, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout October, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Madison?

October is the first month it typically snows in Madison. Throughout October, in the average 1.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length in Madison, South Dakota, is 10h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Madison?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of the month, in Madison, South Dakota, sunrise is at 8:03 am and sunset at 6:20 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Madison have in October?

In Madison, South Dakota, the average sunshine duration in October is 6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Madison?

In Madison, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Madison, SD

Average temperature in October - Madison, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Madison, SD

Average pressure in October - Madison, SD
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Madison, SD

Average wind speed in October - Madison, SD
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Madison, SD

Average humidity in October - Madison, SD
  • Average humidity in October: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in October
Madison, SD

Average rainfall in October - Madison, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in October
Madison, SD

Average rainfall days in October - Madison, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Madison, SD

Average snowfall in October - Madison, SD
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.76").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Madison, SD

Average snowfall days in October - Madison, SD
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Madison, SD

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Madison, SD
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Madison, SD

Average sunshine days in October - Madison, SD
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Madison, SD

Average UV index in October - Madison, SD
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Madison, SD

Average cloud cover in October - Madison, SD
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in October
Madison, SD

Average visibility in October - Madison, SD
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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