October weather forecast
Halifax, Canada

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Halifax, Canada, is a moderate autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 8.8°C (47.8°F) and 13.5°C (56.3°F).

Temperature

In Halifax, the average high-temperature in October drops from a comfortable 18.9°C (66°F) in September to a mild 13.5°C (56.3°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Humidity

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In October, in Halifax, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout October, 87mm (3.43") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.3 rainfall days, and 861mm (33.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Halifax.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Halifax is 13.8°C (56.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.8°C (56.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:55 pm. On the last day of October, in Halifax, Canada, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 6:04 pm ADT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Halifax is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 temperature in October in Halifax?

In October, in Halifax, Canada, the average high-temperature is 13.5°C (56.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Halifax?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, October is the least humid month in Halifax.

What is the average humidity in October in Halifax?

In October, the average relative humidity in Halifax, Canada, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Halifax in October?

In Halifax, during October, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 87mm (3.43") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Halifax?

June through October are months without snowfall in Halifax, Canada.

Does it snow in Halifax in October?

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

How cold is the water in October in Halifax?

In Halifax, in October, the average water temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F). Swimming in 13.8°C (56.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Halifax have in October?

The average day length in October in Halifax, Canada, is 10h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Halifax?

On the first day of October in Halifax, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:50 am and sunset at 6:04 pm ADT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Halifax?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Halifax?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Halifax, Canada, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Halifax, Canada

Average temperature in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-5.5°C).

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Average pressure in October
Halifax, Canada

Average pressure in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average pressure in October: 1015.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Halifax, Canada

Average wind speed in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average wind speed in October: 19km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Halifax, Canada

Average humidity in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (79%).

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Average rainfall in October
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 87mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (98mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall days in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (113mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall days in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Halifax, Canada

Average sea temperature in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Halifax, Canada

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Halifax, Canada

Average sunshine days in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Halifax, Canada

Average UV index in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Halifax, Canada

Average cloud cover in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in October
Halifax, Canada

Average visibility in October - Halifax, Canada
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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