October weather forecast
Muscatine, IA

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Weather in October

October weather in Muscatine is truly autumnal, with the temperature dipping further to high peaks of 61.7°F (16.5°C) and slightly increasing rainfall. The transformation is seen as leaves change colors, paving the way for the forthcoming colder months. Despite the cooler climate, the days are still prolonged and enjoyable. The change in scenery and cooler temperatures offer a unique charm to the city.

Temperature

The beginning of October in Muscatine marks a decrease in the average high-temperature, transitioning from a moderately hot 75.4°F (24.1°C) in September to a refreshing 61.7°F (16.5°C). During October, Muscatine's temperature falls to a steady low-temperature average of 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month in Muscatine, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In Muscatine, in October, during 11.8 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Muscatine, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.8 days and collects up to 31.69" (805mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Muscatine. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 40.1 snowfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Muscatine, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 5min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 6:00 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Muscatine, Iowa, is 5.5h.

UV index

In Muscatine, Iowa, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translates into the following recommendations:
Be cautious. Those with fair skin can be subjected to burns in fewer than 30 minutes. Midday Sun has the strongest UV rays, making it crucial to limit exposure and find shade. Clothes that are both tight-knit and comfortably loose are prime choices for sun protection. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Muscatine in October?

In Muscatine, in October, the average high-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the least humid month in Muscatine?

October is the least humid month in Muscatine, Iowa, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in October in Muscatine?

In Muscatine, Iowa, the average relative humidity in October is 71%.

How many days does it rain in October in Muscatine?

In October, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout October, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Muscatine?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 5min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Muscatine?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 6:00 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Muscatine?

In Muscatine, the average sunshine duration in October is 5.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Muscatine?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Muscatine, Iowa, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Muscatine, IA

Average temperature in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.3°F).

Average pressure in October
Muscatine, IA

Average pressure in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Muscatine, IA

Average wind speed in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.8mph).

Average humidity in October
Muscatine, IA

Average humidity in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in October
Muscatine, IA

Average rainfall in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and December (1.46").

Average rainfall days in October
Muscatine, IA

Average rainfall days in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.7 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in October
Muscatine, IA

Average snowfall in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.92").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Muscatine, IA

Average snowfall days in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Muscatine, IA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in October
Muscatine, IA

Average sunshine days in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8.3 days).

Average UV index in October
Muscatine, IA

Average UV index in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in October
Muscatine, IA

Average cloud cover in October - Muscatine, IA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 55).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in October
Muscatine, IA

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

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

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