October weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
October, like September, in Providence, Rhode Island, is a comfortable autumn month, with average temperature varying between 43.9°F (6.6°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C).

Humidity

In Providence, the average relative humidity in October is 70.2%.

Rainfall

In October, in Providence, the rain falls for 9.4 days. Throughout October, 3.9" (99.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Providence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.9 days and collects up to 47.2" (1198.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Providence, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows. Throughout the year, in Providence, 33.8" (858.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, the average water temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). Swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°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 Providence, Rhode Island, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence, Rhode Island, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Providence?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Providence, is 63.3°F (17.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Providence?

In October, the average relative humidity in Providence is 70.2%.

How much does it rain in Providence in October?

In Providence, Rhode Island, during October, the rain falls for 9.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (99.8mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Providence in October?

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

What is the ocean temperature in October in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in October, the average water temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in October in Providence?

In October, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Providence, Rhode Island, is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Providence?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence, Rhode Island, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in October: 63.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average humidity in October - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in October: 70.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.4%).

Average rainfall in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (5").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and July (3.3").

Average rainfall days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in October: 61.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Providence, RI
  • 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: 6.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in October - Providence, RI
  • 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).

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