October weather forecast
Durham, NC

The amazing skyscape of Durham City in North Carolina
The amazing skyscape of Durham City in North Carolina

Weather in October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Durham, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 70.9°F (21.6°C) and 52.5°F (11.4°C).

Temperature

In Durham, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in October drops from a moderately hot 82°F (27.8°C) in September to an agreeable 70.9°F (21.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Durham, is 52.5°F (11.4°C).

Humidity

In Durham, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Durham is October, when the rain falls for 8.9 days and typically collects 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Durham, North Carolina.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:59 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Durham?

In Durham, in October, the average high-temperature is 70.9°F (21.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C). in September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Durham?

In Durham, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

What is the driest month in Durham?

The month with the least rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 8.9 days and typically collects 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Durham?

In Durham, North Carolina, during October, the rain falls for 8.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Durham?

In Durham, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Durham have in October?

The average day length in October in Durham, North Carolina, is 11h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Durham?

On the first day of October in Durham, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:59 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Durham?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Durham?

In Durham, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Durham, NC

Average temperature in October - Durham, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 70.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 52.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Durham, NC

Average pressure in October - Durham, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Durham, NC

Average wind speed in October - Durham, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Durham, NC

Average humidity in October - Durham, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Durham, NC

Average rainfall in October - Durham, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in October
Durham, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Durham, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Durham, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.93").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Durham, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Durham, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Durham, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Durham, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Durham, NC

Average UV index in October - Durham, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Durham, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Durham, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Durham, NC

Average visibility in October - Durham, NC
  • 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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