Weather in Key West, United States in October

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October is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Key West. October is an excellent month for swimming in Key West with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Key West in the months of March, April, May, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Key West in October

The average maximum temperature in Key West in October is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Key West in October is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 29° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Key West in October is 25°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

Sunshine in Key West in October

The average day light hours per day in Key West in October are 11.6 and there are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Key West in October is typically 8.7 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Key West in October

The average sea water temperature in Key West in October is 27.1° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Key West in October

The average total rainfall in Key West in October is 178.5cm and on average there are 13 rainy days in October making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Key West in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Key West in October is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Key West in October is typically 84.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.1% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Key West in October is typically 74.5%. The average relative humidity is 75.8% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Key West in October

The average maximum wind speed in Key West in October is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Key West in October is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Key West in October is from the East-Northeast.

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