October weather forecast
Florence, Italy

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A golden appearance of the city of Florence, Italy, at sunset
A golden appearance of the city of Florence, Italy, at sunset

Weather in October

In October, Florence slides further into autumn. The weather, growing cooler day by day, prompts locals to pull out warm clothing from their wardrobes. October can see highs of 20.9°C (69.6°F), a noticeable drop from September's heat. Despite more frequent rainfall, the city is ablaze with autumnal colors, making it exceptionally beautiful and photogenic. This transformation of the city's scenery attracts landscape photographers and nature enthusiasts in droves.

Temperature

October's arrival coincides with a drop in the average high-temperature, decreasing from September's moderately hot 26.7°C (80.1°F) to an agreeable 20.9°C (69.6°F). An average low-temperature of 10.1°C (50.2°F) is noted during the nights in October.

Rainfall

In Florence, Italy, during October, the rain falls for 8.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 104mm (4.09") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 88.2 rainfall days, and 873mm (34.37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October in Florence, sunrise is at 07:13 and sunset at 18:55 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 17:06 CET.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Florence is 5h.

UV index

In Florence, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A maximum UV index of 3 in October translates into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. UV radiation is strongest from the Sun during midday; protect yourself by staying in shaded areas. Boost your sun resistance with garments that are densely woven yet spacious.
Updated: Jan 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Florence in October?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during October are 20.9°C (69.6°F) and 10.1°C (50.2°F) respectively.

How many days does it rain in October in Florence?

In October, the rain falls for 8.5 days. Throughout October, 104mm (4.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Florence?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:13 and sunset at 18:55 CEST. On the last day of the month, in Florence, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 17:06 CET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Florence?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Florence, Italy, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Florence?

The average sunshine duration in October in Florence is 5h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Florence?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average daylight
Average sunshine
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Average temperature in October
Florence, Italy

Average temperature in October - Florence, Italy
  • Average high temperature in October: 20.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 10.1°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (17.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Florence, Italy

Average rainfall in October - Florence, Italy
  • Average rainfall in October: 104.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (113.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (36.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Florence, Italy

Average rainfall days in October - Florence, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (3.5 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Florence, Italy

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Florence, Italy
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average UV index in October
Florence, Italy

Average UV index in October - Florence, Italy
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

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