October weather forecast
Mitchell, SD

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Mitchell, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 58.5°F (14.7°C) and an average low of 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In Mitchell, the average high-temperature in October plummets from a warm 76.1°F (24.5°C) in September to a moderate 58.5°F (14.7°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are September and October, with an average relative humidity of 63%.

Rainfall

In Mitchell, during October, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. In Mitchell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93.2 days and collects up to 11.3" (287mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Mitchell, South Dakota. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Mitchell, there are 35.3 snowfall days, and 7.17" (182mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Mitchell is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of October, in Mitchell, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 6:24 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Mitchell is 6.5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Mitchell?

In October, the average high-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the least humid month in Mitchell?

September and October, with an average relative humidity of 63%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in October in Mitchell?

In Mitchell, the average relative humidity in October is 63%.

How many days does it rain in October in Mitchell?

In October, in Mitchell, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout October, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Mitchell?

October is the first month it typically snows in Mitchell. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Mitchell?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 6:24 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Mitchell have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Mitchell is 6.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Mitchell?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Mitchell, SD

Average temperature in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Mitchell, SD

Average pressure in October - Mitchell, 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
Mitchell, SD

Average wind speed in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Mitchell, SD

Average humidity in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average humidity in October: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are September and October (63%).

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Average rainfall in October
Mitchell, SD

Average rainfall in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.65").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in October
Mitchell, SD

Average rainfall days in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Mitchell, SD

Average snowfall in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.42").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Mitchell, SD

Average snowfall days in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.7 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
Mitchell, SD

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Mitchell, SD

Average sunshine days in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Mitchell, SD

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Mitchell, SD

Average cloud cover in October - Mitchell, SD
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in October
Mitchell, SD

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

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

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