October weather forecast
Cresco, IA

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Cresco, Iowa, is a moderate autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 41°F (5°C) and max 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In Cresco, Iowa, the average high-temperature in October plummets from a pleasant 70.7°F (21.5°C) in September to a mild 55.9°F (13.3°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 41°F (5°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 75%, October is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Cresco, in October, during 12.3 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cresco, Iowa, there are 148.5 rainfall days, and 29.69" (754mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Cresco. October is the first month it typically snows in Cresco. Throughout October, in the average 2.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 61.5 snowfall days, and 25.43" (646mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Cresco, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of October, in Cresco, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:01 pm CDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Cresco, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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 increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Cresco?

In October, the average high-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

What is the least humid month in Cresco?

October is the least humid month in Cresco, Iowa, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in October in Cresco?

The average relative humidity in October in Cresco is 75%.

How many days does it rain in October in Cresco?

In Cresco, in October, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Cresco?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 2.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.51" (13mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Cresco?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, in Cresco, Iowa, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:01 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Cresco?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Cresco?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Cresco, IA

Average temperature in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Cresco, IA

Average pressure in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Cresco, IA

Average wind speed in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (10.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Cresco, IA

Average humidity in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Cresco, IA

Average rainfall in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in October
Cresco, IA

Average rainfall days in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Cresco, IA

Average snowfall in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.87").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Cresco, IA

Average snowfall days in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.5 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
Cresco, IA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Cresco, IA

Average sunshine days in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Cresco, IA

Average UV index in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Cresco, IA

Average cloud cover in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Cresco, IA

Average visibility in October - Cresco, IA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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