October weather forecast
Independence, MO

Weather in October

October, like September, in Independence, Missouri, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between max 64.9°F (18.3°C) and min 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C) in September to an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

October and November, with an average relative humidity of 70%, are the least humid months in Independence.

Rainfall

In Independence, it is raining for 9.7 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 132.1 rainfall days, and 26.97" (685mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Independence. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow. In Independence, during the entire year, snow falls for 19.9 days and aggregates up to 10.2" (259mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Independence, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of October in Independence, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 7:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 6:18 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Independence is 6.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 are the least humid months in Independence?

The months with the lowest humidity in Independence are October and November, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in October in Independence?

The average relative humidity in October in Independence, Missouri, is 70%.

How much does it rain in Independence in October?

In Independence, Missouri, during October, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Independence?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October in Independence is 11h and 10min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Independence?

On the first day of October in Independence, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 7:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 6:18 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Independence?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Independence?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Independence, MO

Average temperature in October - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in October: 64.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Independence, MO

Average pressure in October - Independence, MO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Independence, MO

Average wind speed in October - Independence, MO
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Independence, MO

Average humidity in October - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
Independence, MO

Average rainfall in October - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in October
Independence, MO

Average rainfall days in October - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Independence, MO

Average snowfall in October - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Independence, MO

Average snowfall days in October - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 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
Independence, MO

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Independence, MO
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Independence, MO

Average sunshine days in October - Independence, MO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Independence, MO

Average UV index in October - Independence, MO
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Independence, MO

Average cloud cover in October - Independence, MO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Independence, MO

Average visibility in October - Independence, MO
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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