Weather in Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in October

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Visiting Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 2cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Santa Monica Beach for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Santa Monica Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In October, the weather at Santa Monica Beach starts to cool down, but it is still generally pleasant and sunny. The beach is less crowded, making it a great time for relaxing walks and enjoying the scenery. Swimming might be a bit cool for some, but surfing and windsurfing can still be enjoyed, depending on the conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Santa Monica Beach in October?

Yes, October is a great time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach.

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 2cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Santa Monica Beach in October?

Probably not, October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Santa Monica Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

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Is October a good time to holiday in Santa Monica Beach?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Santa Monica Beach.

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 2cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Santa Monica Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Santa Monica Beach warm in October?

Yes, Santa Monica Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Santa Monica Beach in October?

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in October are 11.4. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Santa Monica Beach in October

In October, the beach becomes less crowded as the weather cools down and fewer tourists visit the area. While weekends may still see a moderate number of visitors, the beach is generally more peaceful during this month.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 15°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in October

During October the average day light hours are 11.4 per day in Santa Monica Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in October is typically 6.4 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 Santa Monica Beach in October

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in October is 17.7°C (63.9°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in October

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in October is 2cm (0.8inches) and on average there are 6.1 rainy days in October making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santa Monica Beach in October is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in October is typically 84.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 80.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in October is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 71.8% in the previous month and 60.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in October

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in October is typically 17KM/H (10MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in October is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 5KM/H (3MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in October is from the South West.

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