Weather in California, United States in October

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

October is a warm and very rainy 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 24°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in California in October is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in California in October is 16°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in California in October

The average day light hours per day in California in October are 11.4 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in California in October is typically 6.7 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 22.9° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in California in October

The average total rainfall in California in October is 121.3cm and on average there are 10.9 rainy days in October making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in California in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in California in October is 16° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in California in October is typically 87.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.6% in the previous month and 87.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in California in October is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 73.2% in the previous month and 71.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in California in October

The average maximum wind speed in California in October is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in California in October is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

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