October weather forecast
Blackpool, United Kingdom

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Weather in October

In October, Blackpool steadily adapts to the cooling weather with the increase in intensity and frequency of wind blowing at an average rate of 21.6km/h (13.4mph). As autumn unfolds, October showcases the full effect of the season, offering a distinctively different environment from the summer months. The change in foliage, coupled with the autumn chill, gives Blackpool an enchanting ambiance. The city in October displays the intricacies of fall, from the rustling leaves in the wind to the longer nights. Although rainfall is frequent in October, the wet weather adds to the city’s autumn allure, making this month an immersive fall experience in Blackpool.

Temperature

October's advent in Blackpool, United Kingdom, notes a subtle adjustment in average high-temperature to a moderate 13.6°C (56.5°F) from September. A mean low-temperature of 10.2°C (50.4°F) is anticipated during the month of October in Blackpool, a slight step down from the daytime high.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Blackpool is 81%.

Rainfall

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, in October, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 36mm (1.42") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 182 rainfall days, and 327mm (12.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Blackpool, snow does not fall in April through November.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Blackpool is 14.4°C (57.9°F).
Note: Unprotected swimming in 14.4°C (57.9°F) is dangerous due to potential cold shock. Especially when temperatures go below 10°C (50°F), leading to hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 32min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 6:48 pm BST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 4:40 pm GMT.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from BST to GMT. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 1:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from GMT to BST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Blackpool is 4.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Blackpool is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 3 during October translates into the following recommendations:
Heed the precautions - Protecting the skin and eyes from damage is compulsory. Midday is the peak time for the Sun's radiation; stay in the shade and protect yourself. On days when the sun blazes, arm yourself with sunglasses that block UVA and UVB radiation.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Blackpool in October?

The high-temperature in Blackpool during October is 13.6°C (56.5°F) and the low-temperature is 10.2°C (50.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Blackpool?

The average relative humidity in October in Blackpool is 81%.

How many days does it rain in October in Blackpool?

In October, in Blackpool, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout October, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, in October, the average water temperature is 14.4°C (57.9°F). Swimming in 14.4°C (57.9°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Blackpool have in October?

In October, the average day length in Blackpool, United Kingdom, is 10h and 32min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Blackpool?

On the first day of October in Blackpool, United Kingdom, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 6:48 pm BST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 4:40 pm GMT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Blackpool?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from BST to GMT. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 1:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in October in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, the average sunshine duration in October is 4.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average temperature in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17.6°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (7.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 10.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (4.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average pressure in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in October: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in October: 21.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (25.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (15.5km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average humidity in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (79%).

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Average rainfall in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in October: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (42mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August and December (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in October: 14.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.3°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average UV index in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
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
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in October: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in October
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average visibility in October - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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