October weather forecast
Northwood, IA

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Northwood, Iowa, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.7°F (5.4°C) and an average high of 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In Northwood, the average high-temperature in October plummets from a pleasant 71.4°F (21.9°C) in September to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). In Northwood, the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Northwood, Iowa, during October, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Northwood, there are 134.3 rainfall days, and 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Northwood, Iowa, are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Northwood, Iowa. Throughout October, in the average 1.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Northwood, Iowa, there are 57 snowfall days, and 22.83" (580mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Northwood, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:54 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:47 am and sunset at 6:05 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Northwood is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Northwood?

The months with the lowest humidity are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in October in Northwood?

The average relative humidity in October in Northwood is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Northwood?

In Northwood, during October, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Northwood?

October is the first month it typically snows in Northwood. Throughout October, in the average 1.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Northwood?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:47 am and sunset at 6:05 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Northwood?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Northwood is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Northwood?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Northwood is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Northwood, IA

Average temperature in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Northwood, IA

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

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Northwood, IA

Average wind speed in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average wind speed in October: 10mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Northwood, IA

Average humidity in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Northwood, IA

Average rainfall in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in October
Northwood, IA

Average rainfall days in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Northwood, IA

Average snowfall in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.94").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Northwood, IA

Average snowfall days in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 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
Northwood, IA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Northwood, IA

Average sunshine days in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Northwood, IA

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Northwood, IA

Average cloud cover in October - Northwood, IA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

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
Northwood, IA

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

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

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