October weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Weather in October

October showcases the full spectacle of autumn in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The temperatures continue to cool down, and the daylight hours diminish further. However, October sees a surge in rainfall to 0.63" (16mm), making it a relatively wet month. Punctuated by autumn rain, the town exhibits a unique charm with vibrantly colored foliage and crisp air. Nature aficionados can bask in its glory, witnessing the golden and red hues of the leaves.

Temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C) in September to a still refreshing 56.8°F (13.8°C). Old Orchard Beach, during the month of October, experiences an average low-temperature of 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in October, it is raining for 6.7 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Old Orchard Beach, snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).
Note: To swim in 55°F (12.8°C) at less than 50°F (10°C), ensure you're well-protected. Without it, be prepared for a sudden jolt of cold and breathing issues. Remember, even 55.4°F (13°C) is not welcoming.

Daylight

In Old Orchard Beach, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:33 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

In Old Orchard Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interprets into the following advice:
Act with care - Obligation to protect against skin and eye damage is highlighted. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. Loose clothes with a tight weave are optimal for safeguarding yourself against the Sun's rays. Observe! Snow reflection can nearly intensify the Sun's UV radiation twofold.
Updated: Jun 19, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

What is the average October temperature?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during October are 56.8°F (13.8°C) and 47.3°F (8.5°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in October in Old Orchard Beach?

The average relative humidity in October in Old Orchard Beach is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October?

In October, the rain falls for 6.7 days. Throughout October, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow?

May through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in October?

In Old Orchard Beach, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the water temperature in October?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in October is 55°F (12.8°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Old Orchard Beach have in October?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average day length in October is 11h and 1min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 6:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:33 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Orchard Beach have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in October: 30"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

Average humidity in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in October: 54.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

Average UV index in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in October: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in October
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in October - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • 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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