Kingston
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Canada

October, the same as September, in Kingston, Canada, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 4.5°C (40.1°F) and an average high of 13.1°C (55.6°F).

Temperature

In Kingston, Canada, the average high-temperature drops, from an enjoyable 19.5°C (67.1°F) in September, to a moderate 13.1°C (55.6°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 4.5°C (40.1°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, during October, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.6") of precipitation. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 808.9mm (31.8") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 12mm (0.5") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 50.4 snowfall days, and 1572mm (61.9") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Kingston is 13.8°C (56.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.8°C (56.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Kingston, Canada, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 4.5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Kingston?

In October, in Kingston, the average high-temperature is 13.1°C (55.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.5°C (40.1°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, in October, during 13.6 rainfall days, 91mm (3.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Kingston?

October is the first month it typically snows in Kingston, Canada. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 12mm (0.5") of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, in October, the average water temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Kingston?

The average sunshine in October in Kingston is 4.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 4.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12°C).

Average rainfall in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (93.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 12mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (395mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in October - Kingston, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).