October weather forecast
Madison, WI

The State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
The State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Madison, Wisconsin, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 57.4°F (14.1°C) and an average low of 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature in October decreases from an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C) in September to a mild 57.4°F (14.1°C). In October, in Madison, the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Madison, it is raining for 4.6 days, with typically 0.55" (14mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Madison, Wisconsin, there are 50.2 rainfall days, and 4.76" (121mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Madison. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Madison, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.6 days and aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October in Madison, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 6:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:51 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Madison, the average sunshine in October is 5.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Madison is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Madison?

April and October, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the least humid months in Madison.

What is the average humidity in October in Madison?

The average relative humidity in October is 77%.

How much does it rain in Madison in October?

In Madison, in October, it is raining for 4.6 days, with typically 0.55" (14mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Madison?

October is the first month it typically snows in Madison. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Madison have in October?

In October, the average day length in Madison, Wisconsin, is 11h and 1min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Madison?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 6:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:51 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Madison have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Madison, Wisconsin, is 5.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Madison?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Madison, Wisconsin, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Madison, WI

Average temperature in October - Madison, WI
  • Average high temperature in October: 57.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Madison, WI

Average pressure in October - Madison, WI
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Madison, WI

Average wind speed in October - Madison, WI
  • Average wind speed in October: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Madison, WI

Average humidity in October - Madison, WI
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Madison, WI

Average rainfall in October - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.63").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March, November and December (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in October
Madison, WI

Average rainfall days in October - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (6.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Madison, WI

Average snowfall in October - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.94").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Madison, WI

Average snowfall days in October - Madison, WI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.6 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, WI

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Madison, WI
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Madison, WI

Average sunshine days in October - Madison, WI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 24.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (27 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (19.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Madison, WI

Average UV index in October - Madison, WI
  • Average UV index in October: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Madison, WI

Average cloud cover in October - Madison, WI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in October
Madison, WI

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

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

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