Gloucester
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Gloucester, MA

October, the same as September, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is another mild autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 58.3°F (14.6°C) and min 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in September, to a moderate 58.3°F (14.6°C). In Gloucester, Massachusetts, the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Humidity

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In October, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout October, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Gloucester, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.9 days and collects up to 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Gloucester.

Ocean temperature

In Gloucester, the average water temperature is 56.8°F (13.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 56.8°F (13.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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 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.

What is the temperature in October in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, in October, the average high-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Gloucester?

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

How much does it rain in Gloucester in October?

In Gloucester, during October, the rain falls for 13.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Gloucester in October?

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

When it does not snow in Gloucester?

In Gloucester snow does not fall in May through October.

What is the water temperature in October in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, in October, the average water temperature is 56.8°F (13.8°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 Gloucester have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gloucester have in October?

In Gloucester, the average sunshine in October is 6.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Gloucester?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Gloucester, MA
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 50.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in October - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

Average rainfall days in October - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Gloucester, MA
  • Average sea temperature in October: 56.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.8°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gloucester, MA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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

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