October weather forecast
Columbia, SC

The Us State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
The Us State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Columbia, South Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a warm 84.6°F (29.2°C) in September to a still moderately hot 73.8°F (23.2°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Columbia, South Carolina, is 71%.

Rainfall

In Columbia, during October, the rain falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 141.3 rainfall days, and 25.28" (642mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Columbia, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of October in Columbia, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:32 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Columbia is 6.7h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average relative humidity in October is 71%.

How much does it rain in Columbia in October?

In Columbia, during October, the rain falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Columbia?

March through November are months without snowfall in Columbia.

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Columbia?

On the first day of October in Columbia, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:32 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbia have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Columbia, SC

Average temperature in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in October: 73.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 56.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Columbia, SC

Average pressure in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Columbia, SC

Average wind speed in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Columbia, SC

Average humidity in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, July and November (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Columbia, SC

Average rainfall in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in October
Columbia, SC

Average rainfall days in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Columbia, SC

Average snowfall in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.47").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Columbia, SC

Average snowfall days in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Columbia, SC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Columbia, SC

Average sunshine days in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Columbia, SC

Average UV index in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Columbia, SC

Average cloud cover in October - Columbia, SC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 42).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Columbia, SC

Average visibility in October - Columbia, SC
  • 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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