October weather forecast
Raleigh, NC

The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina

Weather in October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between min 53.6°F (12°C) and max 70.9°F (21.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a warm 81.7°F (27.6°C) in September to a pleasant 70.9°F (21.6°C). In October, in Raleigh, North Carolina, the average low-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 75%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 10.1 days and accumulates 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Raleigh.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 6:58 pm. On the last day of October, in Raleigh, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

In Raleigh, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Raleigh?

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

What is the driest month in Raleigh?

The month with the least rainfall in Raleigh, North Carolina, is October, when the rain falls for 10.1 days and typically collects 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, in October, during 10.1 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Raleigh?

April through October are months without snowfall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Does it snow in Raleigh in October?

In Raleigh, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Raleigh have in October?

In Raleigh, the average day length in October is 11h and 16min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Raleigh?

On the first day of October in Raleigh, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 6:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 6:20 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Raleigh have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 6.1h.

How high is the UV index in October in Raleigh?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Raleigh, NC

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 53.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Raleigh, NC

Average pressure in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"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
Raleigh, NC

Average wind speed in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Raleigh, NC

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in October
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Raleigh, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.46").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Raleigh, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.1 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
Raleigh, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 6min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Raleigh, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Raleigh, NC

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Raleigh, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Raleigh, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Raleigh, NC

Average visibility in October - Raleigh, 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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