October weather forecast
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water

Weather in October

October, like September, in Charleston, West Virginia, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 77.9°F (25.5°C) in September to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Charleston, in October, it is raining for 12.5 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Charleston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.4 days and collects up to 34.06" (865mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 1.22" (31mm) of snow. In Charleston, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.8 days and aggregates up to 22.01" (559mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Charleston, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 11min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 7:10 pm. On the last day of October, in Charleston, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 6:28 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Charleston is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Charleston?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Charleston, is 65.3°F (18.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Charleston?

The average relative humidity in October in Charleston is 78%.

How much does it rain in Charleston in October?

In October, in Charleston, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout October, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Charleston?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length in Charleston, West Virginia, is 11h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Charleston?

On the first day of October in Charleston, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 7:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 6:28 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Charleston have in October?

In Charleston, West Virginia, the average sunshine duration in October is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Charleston?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Charleston, West Virginia, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Charleston, West VA

Average temperature in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

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Average pressure in October
Charleston, West VA

Average pressure in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Charleston, West VA

Average wind speed in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Charleston, West VA

Average humidity in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Charleston, West VA

Average rainfall in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in October
Charleston, West VA

Average rainfall days in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Charleston, West VA

Average snowfall in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.51").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Charleston, West VA

Average snowfall days in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.1 days).
The 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
Charleston, West VA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 33min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Charleston, West VA

Average sunshine days in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.5 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Charleston, West VA

Average UV index in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Charleston, West VA

Average cloud cover in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in October
Charleston, West VA

Average visibility in October - Charleston, West VA
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

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

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