October weather forecast and climate
Essex, CT

Weather in October

October, like September, in Essex, Connecticut, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a pleasant 72.3°F (22.4°C) in September, to a comfortable 61.9°F (16.6°C). In Essex, Connecticut, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Essex, Connecticut, in October, during 14.6 rainfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Essex, there are 166.2 rainfall days, and 34.8" (884mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Essex, Connecticut, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

In Essex, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Essex is 6.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Essex, Connecticut, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Essex?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Essex, Connecticut, is 61.9°F (16.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Essex?

In October, the average relative humidity in Essex is 76%.

How much does it rain in Essex in October?

In Essex, in October, during 14.6 rainfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Essex in October?

In Essex, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Essex?

June through October are months without snowfall in Essex.

How many hours of daylight does Essex have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Essex is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Essex have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Essex, Connecticut, is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Essex?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Essex, CT

Average temperature in October - Essex, CT
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Essex, CT

Average pressure in October - Essex, CT
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in October
Essex, CT

Average wind speed in October - Essex, CT
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in October
Essex, CT

Average humidity in October - Essex, CT
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June and July (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Essex, CT

Average rainfall in October - Essex, CT
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in October
Essex, CT

Average rainfall days in October - Essex, CT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Essex, CT

Average snowfall in October - Essex, CT
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Essex, CT

Average snowfall days in October - Essex, CT
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Essex, CT

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Essex, CT
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in October
Essex, CT

Average sunshine days in October - Essex, CT
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Essex, CT

Average UV index in October - Essex, CT
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Essex, CT

Average cloud cover in October - Essex, CT
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Essex, CT

Average visibility in October - Essex, CT
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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