October weather forecast
Wichita Falls, TX

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A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA
A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA

Weather in October

October in Wichita Falls is renowned for its strikingly vivid fall foliage. Comparing with September, October's weather starts to cool significantly, with decreasing temperatures and daylight hours. The rainfall also lower to 2.2" (56mm), continuing to exhibit a post-summer decline. The increasing wind speeds add to the chill in the air, adding to the authentic fall atmosphere. As the month progresses, the city prepares to welcome the colder winter months.

Temperature

With October's arrival, Wichita Falls sees a decrease in average high-temperatures, moving from a tropical 87.6°F (30.9°C) in September to a moderately hot 75°F (23.9°C). Throughout the month of October, the nighttime temperature dips to an average of 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

In Wichita Falls, the average relative humidity in October is 61%.

Rainfall

In Wichita Falls, during October, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Wichita Falls, there are 104.1 rainfall days, and 21.22" (539mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Wichita Falls.

Daylight

In Wichita Falls, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:53 am and sunset at 6:41 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

UV index

In Wichita Falls, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, a daily maximum UV index of 4 leads to the following instructions:
Heed the precautions - Suggestions to avoid sunburn are made. Direct exposure to the Sun during its peak hours around mid-day should be minimized for safety. Consider a wide-brim hat essential for effective sun defense covering your face, neck, and eyes.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in October?

October temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 75°F (23.9°C) and a low-temperature of 56.1°F (13.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in September is estimated at 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in October?

In Wichita Falls, the average relative humidity in October is 61%.

How many days does it rain in October?

In Wichita Falls, in October, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow?

May through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in October?

In Wichita Falls, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Wichita Falls have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:53 am and sunset at 6:41 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October?

In Wichita Falls, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.3h.

How high is the UV index in October?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average temperature in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average high temperature in October: 75°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (97.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 56.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

Average pressure in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average pressure in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average wind speed in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (8.1mph).

Average humidity in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average humidity in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average humidity in October: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall days in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.06").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall days in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average sunshine days in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.8 days).

Average UV index in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average UV index in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average UV index in October: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average cloud cover in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average cloud cover in October: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

Average visibility in October
Wichita Falls, TX

Average visibility in October - Wichita Falls, TX
  • 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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