Lansing
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Lansing, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average low of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and an average high of 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from an agreeable 71.4°F (21.9°C) in September, to a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C). In October, in Lansing, the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Lansing, Michigan, is 78%.

Rainfall

In Lansing, during October, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.6 rainfall days, and 24.09" (612mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Lansing. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 59.2 snowfall days, and 16.46" (418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lansing, Michigan, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Lansing?

In October, in Lansing, Michigan, the average high-temperature is 58.1°F (14.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lansing?

In October, the average relative humidity in Lansing, Michigan, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Lansing in October?

In Lansing, in October, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Lansing?

October is the first month it typically snows in Lansing, Michigan. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lansing have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Lansing is 5.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 14.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.3°C).

Average humidity in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

Average rainfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (80mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (35mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (110mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

Average UV index in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).