October weather forecast
Augusta, ME

Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Augusta, Maine, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.9°F (5.5°C) and an average high of 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature in October decreases from an agreeable 68.9°F (20.5°C) in September to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). In Augusta, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

In Augusta, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Augusta. Rain falls for 13.1 days and accumulates 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Augusta. October is the first month it typically snows in Augusta. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Augusta, Maine, there are 50.3 snowfall days, and 29.69" (754mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Augusta is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of October in Augusta, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 6:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Augusta, Maine. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. 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 Augusta?

In October, in Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Augusta?

The average relative humidity in October in Augusta is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Augusta?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Augusta. Rain falls for 13.1 days and accumulates 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Augusta?

In Augusta, in October, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 2.95" (75mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Augusta?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

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

In Augusta, Maine, the average day length in October is 10h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Augusta?

On the first day of October in Augusta, Maine, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 6:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:30 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in October?

In Augusta, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Augusta?

The months with the lowest UV index in Augusta are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Augusta is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Augusta, ME

Average temperature in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Augusta, ME

Average pressure in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Augusta, ME

Average wind speed in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Augusta, ME

Average humidity in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.95"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in October
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall days in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall days in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.9 days).
The 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
Augusta, ME

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Augusta, ME

Average sunshine days in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in October
Augusta, ME

Average UV index in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Augusta, ME

Average cloud cover in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in October
Augusta, ME

Average visibility in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (5mi).

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