October weather forecast and climate
Harrisonburg, VA

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with average temperature ranging between max 63.7°F (17.6°C) and min 45.1°F (7.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 75.4°F (24.1°C) in September, to an enjoyable 63.7°F (17.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 45.1°F (7.3°C).

Humidity

May, September and October, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Harrisonburg, during October, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, there are 167.3 rainfall days, and 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.43" (11mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 23.3 snowfall days, and 16.89" (429mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Harrisonburg is 5.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Harrisonburg?

May, September and October, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in October in Harrisonburg?

In October, the average relative humidity in Harrisonburg is 78%.

How much does it rain in Harrisonburg in October?

In October, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout October, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Harrisonburg?

October is the first month it typically snows in Harrisonburg. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Harrisonburg have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Harrisonburg have in October?

In Harrisonburg, the average sunshine in October is 5.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Harrisonburg?

In Harrisonburg, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average temperature in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average high temperature in October: 63.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average pressure in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average wind speed in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average humidity in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and October (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and July (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average rainfall in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average rainfall days in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average snowfall in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.45").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average snowfall days in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average sunshine days in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average UV index in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average cloud cover in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Harrisonburg, VA

Average visibility in October - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, April, June, July and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, March, May, August, September, October and December (5mi).

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