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, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Dover, Delaware, with average temperature ranging between min 53.2°F (11.8°C) and max 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

In Dover, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a moderately hot 76.3°F (24.6°C) in September, to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Dover is 77%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout October, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 152.3 rainfall days, and 26.3" (668mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Dover is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Dover, the average sunshine in October is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in October in Dover?

In Dover, in October, the average high-temperature is 65.3°F (18.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Dover?

In Dover, Delaware, the average relative humidity in October is 77%.

How much does it rain in Dover in October?

In Dover, Delaware, during October, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Dover?

April through November are months without snowfall.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Dover?

The average sunshine in October in Dover, Delaware, is 5.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Dover?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 53.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

Average pressure in October - Dover, DE
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

Average wind speed in October - Dover, DE
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.4mph).

Average humidity in October - Dover, DE
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April and November (74%).

Average rainfall in October - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.46").

Average rainfall days in October - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.65").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Dover, DE
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Dover, DE
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in October - Dover, DE
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in October - Dover, DE
  • 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).