October weather forecast
Durham, NH

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Durham, New Hampshire, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.2°F (7.9°C) and max 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Temperature

In Durham, the average high-temperature in October decreases from an agreeable 69.6°F (20.9°C) in September to a mild 58.1°F (14.5°C). In Durham, the average low-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Durham, New Hampshire, is 78%.

Rainfall

The wettest months are October and December, with an average 2.87" (73mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Durham are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Durham. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow. In Durham, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.1 days and aggregates up to 18.78" (477mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Durham is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 5:37 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Durham, the average sunshine in October is 6h.

UV index

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 the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Durham?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Durham, New Hampshire, is 58.1°F (14.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Durham?

The average relative humidity in October in Durham is 78%.

What is the rainiest month in Durham?

The months with the most rainfall in Durham are October and December, with an average 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Durham?

In Durham, New Hampshire, in October, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Durham?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Durham have in October?

The average day length in October in Durham is 11h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Durham?

On the first day of October in Durham, New Hampshire, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 5:37 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Durham have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Durham is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Durham?

In Durham, New Hampshire, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Durham, NH

Average temperature in October - Durham, NH
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Durham, NH

Average pressure in October - Durham, NH
  • Average pressure in October: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Durham, NH

Average wind speed in October - Durham, NH
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Durham, NH

Average humidity in October - Durham, NH
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Durham, NH

Average rainfall in October - Durham, NH
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.87"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in October
Durham, NH

Average rainfall days in October - Durham, NH
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Durham, NH

Average snowfall in October - Durham, NH
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.53").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Durham, NH

Average snowfall days in October - Durham, NH
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Durham, NH

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Durham, NH
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Durham, NH

Average sunshine days in October - Durham, NH
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Durham, NH

Average UV index in October - Durham, NH
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Durham, NH

Average cloud cover in October - Durham, NH
  • Average cloud cover in October: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Durham, NH

Average visibility in October - Durham, NH
  • 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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