Miami
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Miami, FL

October, like September, in Miami, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still warm 82.8°F (28.2°C). In October, in Miami, Florida, the average low-temperature is 77.5°F (25.3°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 88.9°F (31.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Miami is 74%.

Rainfall

In Miami, during October, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation. In Miami, during the entire year, the rain falls for 182.7 days and collects up to 16.38" (416mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Miami, the average length of the day in October is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Miami is 6.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Miami?

In October, in Miami, the average high-temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 77.5°F (25.3°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 88.9°F (31.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Miami?

The average relative humidity in October in Miami, Florida, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in October in Miami?

In October, in Miami, Florida, the rain falls for 17.3 days. Throughout October, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Miami?

In Miami, Florida, in October, the average water temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Miami have in October?

In Miami, Florida, the average length of the day in October is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Miami have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Miami?

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in October in Miami?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Miami, Florida, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Miami, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (28.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.4°C).

Average humidity in October - Miami, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

Average rainfall in October - Miami, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (71mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (11mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Miami, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (24.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.7 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Miami, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.3°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Miami, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average UV index in October - Miami, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).