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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In October, in Madison, the rain falls for 4.6 days. Throughout October, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 50.2 rainfall days, and 4.76" (121mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. 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 Madison is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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 is the temperature in October in Madison?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 57.4°F (14.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

What are the least humid months in Madison?

Months with the lowest humidity in Madison are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in October in Madison?

The average relative humidity in October in Madison is 77%.

How much does it rain in Madison in October?

In Madison, Wisconsin, in October, during 4.6 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow 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 Madison, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Madison have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Madison, Wisconsin, is 5.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Madison?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison, Wisconsin, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

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"

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

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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%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
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").
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).
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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
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

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

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