October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 70.9°F (21.6°C) and 53.6°F (12°C).

Temperature

In Raleigh, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C) in September, to a pleasant 70.9°F (21.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 53.6°F (12°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

In Raleigh snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Raleigh is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, in October, the average high-temperature is 70.9°F (21.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Raleigh?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, during October, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

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.

Does it snow in Raleigh in October?

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

When it does not snow in Raleigh?

April through October are months without snowfall in Raleigh.

How many hours of daylight does Raleigh have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Raleigh?

The average sunshine in October in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 6.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Raleigh?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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).

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

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

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

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).

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).

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

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).

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).

Average visibility in October - Raleigh, 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).