Providence
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Providence, Rhode Island, with average temperature ranging between max 61.7°F (16.5°C) and min 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 72.5°F (22.5°C) in September, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Providence, during October, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. In Providence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Providence.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, in October, the average water temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Providence?

In October, the average high-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Providence?

In Providence, the average relative humidity in October is 77%.

How many days does it rain in October in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in October, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Providence in October?

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

When it does not snow in Providence?

June through October are months without snowfall.

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 Providence, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Providence is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 48.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

Average humidity in October - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (1.06").

Average rainfall days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the lowest snowfall are 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 (5.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are 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: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in October - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).