October weather forecast and climate
Harkers Island, NC

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 65.5°F (18.6°C) and max 72.5°F (22.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a warm 79.7°F (26.5°C) in September, to a pleasant 72.5°F (22.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Harkers Island, is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Harkers Island are February, March and October, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 12.2 days. Throughout October, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 181.4 rainfall days, and 34.76" (883mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, snow does not fall in March through December.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 76.5°F (24.7°C).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 76.5°F (24.7°C) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In Harkers Island, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Harkers Island, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Harkers Island is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, in October, the average high-temperature is 72.5°F (22.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

What is the least humid month in Harkers Island?

Months with the lowest humidity in Harkers Island, North Carolina, are February, March and October, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in October in Harkers Island?

In October, the average relative humidity in Harkers Island is 74%.

How many days does it rain in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, during October, the rain falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Harkers Island?

March through December are months without snowfall in Harkers Island, North Carolina.

What is the water temperature in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, in October, the average water temperature is 76.5°F (24.7°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.5°F (24.7°C).

How many hours of daylight does Harkers Island have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average temperature in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 72.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 65.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (78.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (44.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average pressure in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average wind speed in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 12.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average humidity in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, March and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.84").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (11.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.24").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average sea temperature in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 76.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (83.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (61.3°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average UV index in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in October
Harkers Island, NC

Average visibility in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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