October weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Providence, Rhode Island, with temperature in the range of an average high of 61.7°F (16.5°C) and an average low of 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Temperature

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average high-temperature in October drops, from an agreeable 72.5°F (22.5°C) in September, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). In Providence, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

In Providence, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Providence, Rhode Island,, during 12.3 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Providence, Rhode Island, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Providence, Rhode Island, snow does not fall in June through October.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, in October, the average water temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).
Note: 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 Providence is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Providence?

In October, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in Providence in October?

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

When it does not snow in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, snow does not fall in June through October.

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, the average seawater temperature in October is 61.5°F (16.4°C). For most, swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Providence is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Providence, RI

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).

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Average pressure in October
Providence, RI

Average pressure in October - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in October
Providence, RI

Average wind speed in October - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Providence, RI

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%).

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Average rainfall in October
Providence, RI

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 least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in October
Providence, RI

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 least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Providence, RI

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Providence, RI

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 least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Providence, RI

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).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Providence, RI

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

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

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Average sunshine days in October
Providence, RI

Average sunshine days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Providence, RI

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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Providence, RI

Average cloud cover in October - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Providence, RI

Average visibility in October - Providence, RI
  • 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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