Dover
Delaware, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Dover, Delaware, with average temperature varying between 69.8°F (21°C) and 46.4°F (8°C).

Temperature

In Dover, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C) in September, to an agreeable 69.8°F (21°C). In Dover, Delaware, the average low-temperature is 46.4°F (8°C).

Rainfall

In Dover, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 3.2" (81mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 43.5" (1105mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Dover, the average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dover, Delaware, is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Dover?

In October, in Dover, Delaware, the average high-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.4°F (8°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Dover?

In Dover, in October, during 7 rainfall days, 3.2" (81mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in October in Dover?

In October, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Dover?

In October, the average sunshine in Dover is 7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Dover?

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in October: 70°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in October - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3").

Average rainfall days in October - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in October - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).