October weather forecast
Minnehaha Springs, WV

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Weather in October

Minnehaha Springs in October exhibits the full beauty of autumn, highlighted by cool and pleasant weather. Moving from September, the sudden drop in mercury announces the impending arrival of stronger winter winds. The countdown to the first snowfall resumes, while layers of clothing start finding their way back into daily wear. The changing foliage reaches its zenith, making the town a landscape photographer's paradise. Scenic drives through the countryside during this month offer breath-taking views of the autumn spectacle.

Temperature

The transition into October is accompanied by a temperature decrease, with the average high-temperature shifting from a moderately hot 74.5°F (23.6°C) in September to a refreshing 62.8°F (17.1°C). The average temperature in Minnehaha Springs drops to a chilly 43°F (6.1°C) during the night in the month of October.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, during October, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Minnehaha Springs, there are 147.7 rainfall days, and 21.97" (558mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 25 snowfall days, and 11.18" (284mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Minnehaha Springs, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 11min.
On the first day of October in Minnehaha Springs, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:02 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.8h.

UV index

In Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translates into the following recommendations:
Put precautions into practice - Ensuring skin and eye safety is a necessity. Avoiding direct sun during mid-day hours can prevent harmful UV radiation exposure. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat. Heed this! Snow reflection can almost augment the UV radiation of the sun by double.

Frequently asked questions

What is the average October temperature in Minnehaha Springs?

During October, Minnehaha Springs experiences an average high-temperature of 62.8°F (17.1°C) and a low-temperature of 43°F (6.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Minnehaha Springs?

The average relative humidity in October is 79%.

How much does it rain in Minnehaha Springs in October?

In Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, during October, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Minnehaha Springs?

October is the first month it typically snows in Minnehaha Springs. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Minnehaha Springs have in October?

In October, the average day length in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, is 11h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Minnehaha Springs?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:02 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Minnehaha Springs have in October?

In Minnehaha Springs, the average sunshine duration in October is 5.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Minnehaha Springs?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average temperature in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

Average pressure in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average pressure in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average wind speed in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

Average humidity in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average humidity in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and November (76%).

Average rainfall in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average rainfall in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

Average rainfall days in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average rainfall days in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average snowfall in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average snowfall days in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average sunshine days in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.5 days).

Average UV index in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average UV index in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

Average cloud cover in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average cloud cover in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 51).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July and November (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in October
Minnehaha Springs, WV

Average visibility in October - Minnehaha Springs, WV
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May and September (4mi).

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