Daytona Beach Weather in October
October sees a welcome change in weather for Daytona Beach, Florida. There's and substantial easing off of both temperature and rainfall.
This page gives detailed information on the typical October temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Daytona Beach.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Daytona Beach International Airport, located just a few miles from the city center and Atlantic Ocean.
|82 °F||October average high||28 °C|
|66 °F||October average low||19 °C|
In most years, Daytona Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for October that's between 80 and 84 degrees Fahrenheit (27 to 29 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 63 and 69 °F (17 to 20 °C).
The days at Daytona Beach cool most quickly during October. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has dropped around 6 °F (3 °C) below what it was at the start.
|23 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|20 days||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
Nearly every October day warms to over 70 °F (21 °C) in Daytona Beach. Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) happen in some years here this month.
The thermometer dips to 60 °F (16 °C) or below on an average of 6 nights. In some years, October does get as cold as 50 °F (10 °C).
|4.2 in||total precipitation||107 mm|
|11 days||of rain|
Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 2 to 5 inches (47 to 135 mm) of rainfall in October. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|9 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Daytona Beach during 60 percent of daylight hours on average in October, for a total of 213 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in October at Daytona Beach lasts for 11 hours and 26 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 52 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 11:02 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|75 %||October average humidity|
The relative humidity in Daytona Beach during October usually peaks at 85 percent in the morning then drops to 61 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|8.7 mph||October wind speed average||14.0 kph|
October is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.
|3 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|3 days||with thunderstorms in October|
|12 %||chance a named storm approaches|
There's a four percent probability that a hurricane will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Daytona Beach during October. The chance of a major category 3 to 5 hurricane reaching the area is one percent.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.