October weather forecast and climate
Oak Island, NC

Weather in October

October, like September, in Oak Island, North Carolina, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

In Oak Island, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderately hot 81.9°F (27.7°C) in September, to a still warm 73.8°F (23.2°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Humidity

January, March, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Oak Island, North Carolina.

Rainfall

In Oak Island, in October, during 10.1 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Oak Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.9 days and collects up to 24.69" (627mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Oak Island.

Ocean temperature

In Oak Island, North Carolina, in October, the average water temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 75.7°F (24.3°C) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Oak Island is 6.3h.

UV index

In Oak Island, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Oak Island?

In October, in Oak Island, the average high-temperature is 73.8°F (23.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

What is the least humid month in Oak Island?

January, March, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Oak Island, North Carolina.

What is the average humidity in October in Oak Island?

In Oak Island, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in October is 74%.

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

In Oak Island, in October, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Oak Island?

February through December are months without snowfall in Oak Island.

How warm is the water in October in Oak Island?

In Oak Island, North Carolina, the average seawater temperature in October is 75.7°F (24.3°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 75.7°F (24.3°C) water.

What is the average length of the day in October in Oak Island?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Oak Island have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Oak Island?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Oak Island, North Carolina, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Oak Island, NC

Average temperature in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 73.8°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 63.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Oak Island, NC

Average pressure in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in October
Oak Island, NC

Average wind speed in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Oak Island, NC

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Oak Island, NC

Average rainfall in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in October
Oak Island, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Oak Island, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Oak Island, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Oak Island, NC

Average sea temperature in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 75.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (56°F).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.3h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Oak Island, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Oak Island, NC

Average UV index in October - Oak 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
Oak Island, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Oak Island, NC

Average visibility in October - Oak 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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