Morehead City
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Morehead City, NC

October, the same as September, in Morehead City, North Carolina, is another pleasant autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 72.7°F (22.6°C) and an average low of 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Temperature

In Morehead City, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in October marginally drops, from a moderately hot 80.4°F (26.9°C) in September, to an agreeable 72.7°F (22.6°C). In Morehead City, in October, the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Humidity

In Morehead City, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 12.2 days. Throughout October, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Morehead City, there are 169.1 rainfall days, and 24.25" (616mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Morehead City snow does not fall in March through December.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Morehead City 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 Morehead City, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Morehead City is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value 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 the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Morehead City?

In October, in Morehead City, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Morehead City?

The average relative humidity in October in Morehead City is 75%.

How much does it rain in Morehead City in October?

In Morehead City, in October, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Morehead City?

March through December are months without snowfall in Morehead City, North Carolina.

What is the water temperature in October in Morehead City?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Morehead City, North Carolina, is 76.5°F (24.7°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Morehead City have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Morehead City is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Morehead City have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Morehead City is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Morehead City?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Morehead City is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 72.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 63.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

Average humidity in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (74%).

Average rainfall in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.87").

Average rainfall days in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average snowfall in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Morehead City, 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 lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Morehead City, 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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Morehead City, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

Average UV index in October - Morehead City, 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).