October weather forecast
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees

Weather in October

October, like September, in Dover, Delaware, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 53.2°F (11.8°C) and max 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Dover, Delaware, during October, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.3 days and collects up to 26.3" (668mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Dover, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Dover, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.7h.

UV index

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Dover?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Dover, Delaware, is 65.3°F (18.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Dover?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Dover?

In Dover, in October, during 11.6 rainfall days, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dover?

In Dover, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Dover have in October?

In October, the average day length is 11h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Dover?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover have in October?

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

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 value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Dover, DE

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).

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Average pressure in October
Dover, DE

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

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

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Average wind speed in October
Dover, DE

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).

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Average humidity in October
Dover, DE

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

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

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Average rainfall in October
Dover, DE

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").

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Average rainfall days in October
Dover, DE

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).

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Average snowfall in October
Dover, DE

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

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

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Average snowfall days in October
Dover, DE

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Dover, DE

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Dover, DE

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).

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Average UV index in October
Dover, DE

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Dover, DE

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).

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Average visibility in October
Dover, DE

Average visibility in October - Dover, DE
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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