Madison
Wisconsin, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Madison, WI

A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
A view of the State Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, on a beautiful spring evening
October, the same as September, in Madison, Wisconsin, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature varying between 38.8°F (3.8°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Temperature

In Madison, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from an agreeable 71.8°F (22.1°C) in September, to a mild 58.8°F (14.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Madison, Wisconsin, is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Madison is 73.2%.

Rainfall

In Madison, during 9.8 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Madison, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.8 days and collects up to 34.5" (875.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, 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 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow. In Madison, Wisconsin, during the entire year, snow falls for 38.7 days, and aggregates up to 50.9" (1292.8mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Madison, Wisconsin, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

Sunshine

In Madison, the average sunshine in October is 5.6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Madison?

In Madison, Wisconsin, in October, the average high-temperature is 58.8°F (14.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Madison?

The average relative humidity in October in Madison, Wisconsin, is 73.2%.

How much does it rain in Madison in October?

In October, in Madison, Wisconsin, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout October, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Madison?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Madison is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Madison have in October?

In Madison, Wisconsin, the average sunshine in October is 5.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Madison?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Madison, Wisconsin, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Madison, WI
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 38.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.1°F).

Average humidity in October - Madison, WI
  • Average humidity in October: 73.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65.8%).

Average rainfall in October - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.2").

Average rainfall days in October - Madison, WI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (13.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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 (9.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in October - Madison, WI
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).