October weather forecast
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

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate 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 drops from an agreeable 71.4°F (21.9°C) in September to a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Lansing, Michigan, during October, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lansing, 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, in Lansing, Michigan, there are 59.2 snowfall days, and 16.46" (418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 2min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 7:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 6:32 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Lansing is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Lansing, Michigan, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 is the temperature in October in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, in October, 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 Lansing, Michigan, the average relative humidity in October 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. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length is 11h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Lansing?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 7:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 6:32 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Lansing?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Lansing is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Lansing, MI

Average temperature in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Lansing, MI

Average pressure in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Lansing, MI

Average wind speed in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Lansing, MI

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%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lansing, MI

Average rainfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in October
Lansing, MI

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 least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Lansing, MI

Average snowfall in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Lansing, MI

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).
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
Lansing, MI

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lansing, MI

Average sunshine days in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lansing, MI

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Lansing, MI

Average cloud cover in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Lansing, MI

Average visibility in October - Lansing, MI
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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