October weather forecast
Platte, SD

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Platte, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 59.7°F (15.4°C) and an average low of 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature declines considerably from a moderately hot 76.3°F (24.6°C) in September to a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C). In October, in Platte, the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Platte is October, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In Platte, during 7.7 rainfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 104.1 rainfall days, and 14.29" (363mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Platte, during the entire year, snow falls for 32.8 days and aggregates up to 8.35" (212mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Platte is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October in Platte, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 7:16 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:09 am and sunset at 6:28 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Platte is 6.6h.

UV index

In Platte, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October 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. 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 least humid month in Platte?

The least humid month in Platte, South Dakota, is October, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

What is the average humidity in October in Platte?

In Platte, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in October is 62%.

How many days does it rain in October in Platte?

In Platte, in October, during 7.7 rainfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Platte?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Platte have in October?

The average day length in October in Platte, South Dakota, is 11h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Platte?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 7:16 pm. On the last day of the month, in Platte, South Dakota, sunrise is at 8:09 am and sunset at 6:28 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Platte?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Platte is 6.6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Platte?

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

Average temperature in October - Platte, SD
  • Average high temperature in October: 59.7°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 (27.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Platte, SD

Average pressure in October - Platte, SD
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in October
Platte, SD

Average wind speed in October - Platte, SD
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Platte, SD

Average humidity in October - Platte, SD
  • Average humidity in October: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (62%).

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Average rainfall in October
Platte, SD

Average rainfall in October - Platte, SD
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in October
Platte, SD

Average rainfall days in October - Platte, SD
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Platte, SD

Average snowfall in October - Platte, SD
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and March (1.93").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Platte, SD

Average snowfall days in October - Platte, SD
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Platte, SD
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 36min

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 42min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Platte, SD

Average sunshine days in October - Platte, SD
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Platte, SD

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Platte, SD

Average cloud cover in October - Platte, SD
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in October
Platte, SD

Average visibility in October - Platte, 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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