Weather in California, United States in October

So you're interested in going to California, United States in October

October is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in California. October is a good month for swimming in California with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting California in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in California in October

The average maximum temperature in California in October is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in California in October is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in California in October is 12°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in California in October

The average day light hours per day in California in October are 11.3 and there are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in California in October is typically 5.9 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in California in October

The average sea water temperature in California in October is 20.5° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in California in October

The average total rainfall in California in October is 15cm and on average there are 5.1 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in California in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in California in October is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in California in October is typically 87.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.9% in the previous month and 86.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in California in October is typically 69.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.1% in the previous month and 68.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in California in October

The average maximum wind speed in California in October is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in California in October is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 8kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in California in October is from the West.

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