October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Augusta, Maine, with average temperature fluctuating between 41.9°F (5.5°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature in October drops, from a pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C) in September, to a mild 56.3°F (13.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

In Augusta, Maine, the average relative humidity 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

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. 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. In Augusta, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.3 days, and aggregates up to 29.69" (754mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Augusta, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

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?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Augusta?

In Augusta, during October, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Augusta?

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

When does it start snowing 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.

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

The average length of the day in October in Augusta, Maine, is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Augusta is 6.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Augusta?

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

How high is the UV index in October in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Augusta, Maine, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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).

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

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

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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