October weather forecast and climate
Southern Shores, NC

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is an agreeable autumn month, with average temperature varying between 63.9°F (17.7°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a warm 77.5°F (25.3°C) in September, to a pleasant 70.2°F (21.2°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, during 12.2 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Southern Shores, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173.9 days and collects up to 37.24" (946mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through November.

Ocean temperature

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, the average seawater temperature in October is 69.6°F (20.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 69.6°F (20.9°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Southern Shores is 11.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Southern Shores is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in October transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, in October, the average high-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Southern Shores?

Months with the lowest humidity in Southern Shores are October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in October in Southern Shores?

In October, the average relative humidity in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Southern Shores in October?

In Southern Shores, in October, during 12.2 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, in October, the average water temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C). Swimming in 69.6°F (20.9°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Southern Shores have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Southern Shores?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Southern Shores?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average temperature in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 70.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 63.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.3°F).

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Average pressure in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average pressure in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average wind speed in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 12.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9mph).

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Average humidity in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average humidity in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

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

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Average snowfall days in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average sea temperature in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 69.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Southern Shores, 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: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average UV index in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in October
Southern Shores, NC

Average visibility in October - Southern Shores, 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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