Average Sunshine in Florida for October

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Florida is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in October
City Sunny
Partly Sunny
Total Days
With Sun
Apalachicola 16 7 23
Daytona Beach 9 10 19
Fort Myers 11 13 24
Jacksonville 10 9 19
Key West 9 13 22
Miami 7 14 21
Orlando 9 11 20
Pensacola 13 9 22
Tallahassee 13 8 21
Tampa 11 10 21
West Palm Beach 6 14 20

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for October
City % Sun
Apalachicola 74
Jacksonville 60
Key West 71
Miami 70
Pensacola 71
West Palm Beach 66

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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