October weather forecast
Petoskey, MI

A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan
A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan

Weather in October

October, like September, in Petoskey, Michigan, is another fresh autumn month, with average temperature varying between 43.7°F (6.5°C) and 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

In Petoskey, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from an enjoyable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in September, to a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C). In October, in Petoskey, the average low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Petoskey, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.7 days, and aggregates up to 33.62" (854mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Petoskey, Michigan, is 10.9h.

Sunshine

In Petoskey, the average sunshine in October is 4.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Petoskey is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 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 average humidity in October in Petoskey?

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

What is the rainiest month in Petoskey?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Petoskey. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Petoskey in October?

In October, in Petoskey, Michigan, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout October, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Petoskey?

October is the first month it typically snows in Petoskey. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Petoskey is 10.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Petoskey have in October?

In Petoskey, Michigan, the average sunshine in October is 4.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Petoskey?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Petoskey is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Petoskey, MI

Average temperature in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average high temperature in October: 11.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-8.5°C).

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Average pressure in October
Petoskey, MI

Average pressure in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average pressure in October: 1014.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1018.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Petoskey, MI

Average wind speed in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average wind speed in October: 16.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (17.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.8km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Petoskey, MI

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Petoskey, MI

Average rainfall in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall in October: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (70mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Petoskey, MI

Average rainfall days in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Petoskey, MI

Average snowfall in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall in October: 8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (209mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Petoskey, MI

Average snowfall days in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.5 days).
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
Petoskey, MI

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average daylight in October: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.4h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Petoskey, MI

Average sunshine days in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Petoskey, MI

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Petoskey, MI

Average cloud cover in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 85).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Petoskey, MI

Average visibility in October - Petoskey, MI
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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