October weather forecast
Cherokee, NC

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Weather in October

As October sets in, the full glory of autumn becomes visible in Cherokee. The first snowfall since May, amounts to just about 0.12" (3mm), acting as a shy indicator of the oncoming winter. The days become shorter, and the air takes on a definite chill. Colorful leaves line the streets as the season transitions, providing a perfect setting for harvest festivals and pumpkin picking. Fall is in full swing, with winter peeking from around the corner.

Temperature

October suggests a modest reduction in the average high-temperature, shifting from a warm 74.7°F (23.7°C) in September to an enjoyable 64.6°F (18.1°C). The average low-temperature during October nights is a chilly 44.6°F (7°C).

Humidity

In Cherokee, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In Cherokee, in October, during 11.9 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Cherokee, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 189.2 days and collects up to 40.39" (1026mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cherokee are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Cherokee, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.7 days and aggregates up to 10.16" (258mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Cherokee, North Carolina, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 17min.
On the first day of October in Cherokee, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:16 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 6:38 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Cherokee is 6.8h.

UV index

In Cherokee, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index, 3 during October, leads to the following recommendations:
Preventative actions are necessary - Suggestions to safeguard against sun damage are in order. Considering the harmful UV rays from the Sun during midday, it's essential to reduce exposure. It's wise to wear UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses when the sun shines brightly. Notice! The UV radiation of the Sun can be intensified nearly twofold due to the reflective quality of snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Cherokee in October?

The high-temperature, in October, in Cherokee, records 64.6°F (18.1°C), while the low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Cherokee?

In October, the average relative humidity in Cherokee, North Carolina, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Cherokee in October?

In October, in Cherokee, North Carolina, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout October, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Cherokee?

October is the first month it typically snows in Cherokee, North Carolina. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Cherokee have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 17min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Cherokee?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:16 pm. On the last day of the month, in Cherokee, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 6:38 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cherokee have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 6.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Cherokee?

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

Average temperature in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 64.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 44.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

Average pressure in October
Cherokee, NC

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

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Cherokee, NC

Average wind speed in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.1mph).

Average humidity in October
Cherokee, NC

Average humidity in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

Average rainfall in October
Cherokee, NC

Average rainfall in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.56").

Average rainfall days in October
Cherokee, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.7 days).

Average snowfall in October
Cherokee, NC

Average snowfall in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.95").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Cherokee, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

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

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Cherokee, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in October
Cherokee, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

Average UV index in October
Cherokee, NC

Average UV index in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in October
Cherokee, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Cherokee, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in October
Cherokee, NC

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

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).

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