October weather forecast and climate
Tar Heel, NC

Weather in October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Tar Heel, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 55.4°F (13°C) and 72.5°F (22.5°C).

Temperature

In Tar Heel, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C) in September, to a pleasant 72.5°F (22.5°C). In October, in Tar Heel, the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

Humidity

In Tar Heel, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout October, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Tar Heel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 161.7 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Tar Heel snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Tar Heel, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Tar Heel is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Tar Heel?

In Tar Heel, North Carolina, in October, the average high-temperature is 72.5°F (22.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Tar Heel?

The average relative humidity in October in Tar Heel is 75%.

How many days does it rain in October in Tar Heel?

In October, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout October, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Tar Heel in October?

In Tar Heel, North Carolina, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Tar Heel?

In Tar Heel snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the average length of the day in October in Tar Heel?

The average length of the day in October is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tar Heel have in October?

In Tar Heel, North Carolina, the average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Tar Heel?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Tar Heel, North Carolina, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average temperature in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 72.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 55.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average pressure in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average wind speed in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average humidity in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average rainfall in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average snowfall in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1 days).
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
Tar Heel, NC

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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

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Average sunshine days in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11 days).

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Average UV index in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average UV index in October - Tar Heel, 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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Tar Heel, NC

Average visibility in October - Tar Heel, 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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