October weather forecast
Orleans, MA

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Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Orleans, Massachusetts, is a moderate autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C).

Temperature

A modest decline in the average high-temperature is seen during October, decreasing from a comfortable 66.6°F (19.2°C) in September to a mild 59.4°F (15.2°C). Nights during October maintain a steady temperature, averaging at a fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Orleans, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 4min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 5:35 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.6h.

UV index

In Orleans, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 3 in October translates into this advice:
Stay alert. Light-skinned people could suffer burns in less than 30 minutes. Solar radiation peaks around mid-day, so it's wise to limit exposure to the Sun at this time. During bright days, sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB defense are recommended.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in October?

The high-temperature, in October, in Orleans, is 59.4°F (15.2°C), while the low-temperature averages to 54.7°F (12.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October?

In October, the average relative humidity is 77%.

What is the wettest month?

The month with the most rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Orleans?

In Orleans, in October, it is raining for 7.2 days, with typically 0.87" (22mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow?

In Orleans, snow does not fall in April through October.

Does it snow in October?

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

How many hours of daylight does Orleans have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 6:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 5:35 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October?

In Orleans, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.6h.

What is the UV index reading in October?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Orleans, MA

Average temperature in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average high temperature in October: 59.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (71.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 54.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (67.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.5°F).

Average pressure in October
Orleans, MA

Average pressure in October - Orleans, 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).

Average wind speed in October
Orleans, MA

Average wind speed in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average wind speed in October: 15.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (18.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.4mph).

Average humidity in October
Orleans, MA

Average humidity in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in October
Orleans, MA

Average rainfall in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (0.87").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0.28").

Average rainfall days in October
Orleans, MA

Average rainfall days in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in October
Orleans, MA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.31").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Orleans, MA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in October
Orleans, MA

Average sunshine days in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19.8 days).

Average UV index in October
Orleans, MA

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

The months with the highest UV index are July and 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
Orleans, MA

Average cloud cover in October - Orleans, MA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in October
Orleans, MA

Average visibility in October - Orleans, 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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