October weather forecast and climate
Dover, NJ

Weather in October

October, like September, in Dover, New Jersey, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.7°F (16.5°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in September, to an enjoyable 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average low-temperature, is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Dover.

Rainfall

In Dover, New Jersey, during October, the rain falls for 7.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.9 days and collects up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Dover. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 18.1 snowfall days, and 2.68" (68mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Dover is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Dover, the average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

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 unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Dover?

In October, the average high-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Dover?

February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Dover.

What is the average humidity in October in Dover?

The average relative humidity in October is 81%.

How much does it rain in Dover in October?

In Dover, New Jersey, during October, the rain falls for 7.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Dover?

October is the first month it typically snows in Dover. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Dover have in October?

In Dover, New Jersey, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Dover?

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Dover, NJ

Average temperature in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Dover, NJ

Average pressure in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in October
Dover, NJ

Average wind speed in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in October
Dover, NJ

Average humidity in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Dover, NJ

Average rainfall in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.79").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in October
Dover, NJ

Average rainfall days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Dover, NJ

Average snowfall in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Dover, NJ

Average snowfall days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Dover, NJ

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Dover, NJ

Average sunshine days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (18.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Dover, NJ

Average UV index in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
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
Dover, NJ

Average cloud cover in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in October: 46

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in October
Dover, NJ

Average visibility in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).

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