Erie
Pennsylvania, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Erie, PA

The somber town of Erie, Pennsylvania, from above on a cool and sunny day, with a clear view of the dark and calm water of Lake Erie in the back
The somber town of Erie, Pennsylvania, from above on a cool and sunny day, with a clear view of the dark and calm water of Lake Erie in the back
October, like September, in Erie, Pennsylvania, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 45.3°F (7.4°C) and max 60.8°F (16°C).

Temperature

In Erie, the average high-temperature drops, from a pleasant 72°F (22.2°C) in September, to an enjoyable 60.8°F (16°C). In Erie, the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Erie is 71.1%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 13.4 days. Throughout October, 4.1" (102.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Erie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.4 days and collects up to 42.2" (1070.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Erie. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow. In Erie, during the entire year, snow falls for 57.1 days, and aggregates up to 100.9" (2562.9mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Erie, the average seawater temperature in October is 61.3°F (16.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 61.3°F (16.3°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 October is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Erie, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Erie is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Erie?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Erie, is 60.8°F (16°C), while the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Erie?

In October, the average relative humidity in Erie, Pennsylvania, is 71.1%.

How much does it rain in Erie in October?

In Erie, in October, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 4.1" (102.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Erie?

October is the first month it typically snows in Erie. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Erie?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Erie is 61.3°F (16.3°C). Swimming in 61.3°F (16.3°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 Erie have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Erie have in October?

In Erie, the average sunshine in October is 5h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Erie?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Erie, PA
  • Average high temperature in October: 60.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

Average humidity in October - Erie, PA
  • Average humidity in October: 71.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (75.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67.9%).

Average rainfall in October - Erie, PA
  • Average rainfall in October: 4.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Erie, PA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).

Average snowfall in October - Erie, PA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Erie, PA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Erie, PA
  • Average sea temperature in October: 61.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (32.5°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Erie, PA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in October - Erie, PA
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).