October weather forecast
Cambridge, MA

The John Weeks Memorial Footbridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the Charles River calm waters, and a distant view of the Havard University student residence unit
The John Weeks Memorial Footbridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the Charles River calm waters, and a distant view of the Havard University student residence unit

Weather in October

October, like September, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 47.7°F (8.7°C) and max 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a pleasant 72.9°F (22.7°C) in September to an enjoyable 61.2°F (16.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Cambridge, is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is 76%.

Rainfall

In Cambridge, in October, during 6 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 81.8 rainfall days, and 5.51" (140mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Cambridge, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 3min.
On the first day of October in Cambridge, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:39 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Cambridge is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Cambridge?

In October, the average relative humidity in Cambridge is 76%.

How much does it rain in Cambridge in October?

In Cambridge, in October, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Cambridge?

June through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in Cambridge in October?

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

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

In October, the average day length is 11h and 3min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Cambridge?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:26 pm. On the last day of the month, in Cambridge, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:39 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cambridge have in October?

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

How high is the UV index in October in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Cambridge, MA

Average temperature in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Cambridge, MA

Average pressure in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Cambridge, MA

Average wind speed in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Cambridge, MA

Average humidity in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Cambridge, MA

Average rainfall in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.63").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in October
Cambridge, MA

Average rainfall days in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Cambridge, MA

Average snowfall in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Cambridge, MA

Average snowfall days in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Cambridge, MA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Cambridge, MA

Average sunshine days in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Cambridge, MA

Average UV index in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Cambridge, MA

Average cloud cover in October - Cambridge, MA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Cambridge, MA

Average visibility in October - Cambridge, MA
  • 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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