October weather forecast
Asheville, NC

A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina
A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Asheville, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 77.7°F (25.4°C) in September to a comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Asheville, is 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Asheville, North Carolina, during 9.7 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Asheville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.8 days and collects up to 30.12" (765mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Asheville, North Carolina, is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:14 pm. On the last day of October, in Asheville, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

UV index

In Asheville, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Asheville?

In Asheville, North Carolina, in October, the average high-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is estimated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Asheville?

The average relative humidity in October in Asheville is 76%.

How many days does it rain in October in Asheville?

In Asheville, North Carolina, in October, during 9.7 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Asheville?

May through October are months without snowfall in Asheville.

Does it snow in Asheville in October?

In Asheville, North Carolina, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

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

In Asheville, the average day length in October is 11h and 16min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Asheville?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:14 pm. On the last day of the month, in Asheville, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 6:36 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Asheville?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Asheville, North Carolina, is 6.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Asheville?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Asheville is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Asheville, NC

Average temperature in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 66.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Asheville, NC

Average pressure in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Asheville, NC

Average wind speed in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (6.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Asheville, NC

Average humidity in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.54").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in October
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.1 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
Asheville, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Asheville, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in October
Asheville, NC

Average UV index in October - Asheville, NC
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Asheville, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Asheville, NC

Average visibility in October - Asheville, NC
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

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

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