October weather forecast
Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis city and bridge on the Mississippi River, Minnesota
Minneapolis city and bridge on the Mississippi River, Minnesota

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an average temperature ranging between max 55.2°F (12.9°C) and min 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Temperature

In Minneapolis, the average high-temperature in October declines considerably from a pleasant 71.4°F (21.9°C) in September to a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C). In Minneapolis, in October, the average low-temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Minneapolis, in October, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 92.6 rainfall days, and 8.94" (227mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Minneapolis. October is the first month it typically snows in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Minneapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 53.5 days and aggregates up to 9.09" (231mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Minneapolis, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 6:53 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 6:02 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Minneapolis is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, in October, the average high-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in July is evaluated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Minneapolis?

In October, the average relative humidity in Minneapolis is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Minneapolis?

In October, in Minneapolis, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout October, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Minneapolis?

October is the first month it typically snows in Minneapolis. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is 10h and 57min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Minneapolis?

On the first day of October in Minneapolis, Minnesota, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 6:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 6:02 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Minneapolis have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is 5.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average temperature in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average pressure in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"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
Minneapolis, MN

Average wind speed in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average humidity in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average rainfall in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average rainfall days in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average snowfall in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.17").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average snowfall days in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 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
Minneapolis, MN

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average sunshine days in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average UV index in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • 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
Minneapolis, MN

Average cloud cover in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average cloud cover in October: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Minneapolis, MN

Average visibility in October - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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