October weather forecast
Delaware City, DE

Weather in October

October, like September, in Delaware City, Delaware, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a warm 77°F (25°C) in September to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Delaware City, is 51.3°F (10.7°C).

Humidity

October is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Delaware City, Delaware, during October, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation. In Delaware City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 145.9 days and collects up to 24.45" (621mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Delaware City, snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Delaware City, Delaware, is 64.6°F (18.1°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 64.6°F (18.1°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

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 9min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

In Delaware City, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Delaware City?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Delaware City, Delaware, is 65.3°F (18.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 51.3°F (10.7°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the most humid month in Delaware City?

October is the most humid month in Delaware City, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in October in Delaware City?

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How much does it rain in Delaware City in October?

In Delaware City, Delaware, in October, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Delaware City?

May through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in Delaware City in October?

In Delaware City, Delaware, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Delaware City?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C). Swimming in 64.6°F (18.1°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in October in Delaware City?

In October, the average day length is 11h and 9min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Delaware City?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:45 pm. On the last day of the month, in Delaware City, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 6:02 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Delaware City have in October?

In Delaware City, Delaware, the average sunshine duration in October is 5.6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Delaware City?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Delaware City is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Delaware City, DE

Average temperature in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 51.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Delaware City, DE

Average pressure in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Delaware City, DE

Average wind speed in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Delaware City, DE

Average humidity in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Delaware City, DE

Average rainfall in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in October
Delaware City, DE

Average rainfall days in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Delaware City, DE

Average snowfall in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.65").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Delaware City, DE

Average snowfall days in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Delaware City, DE

Average sea temperature in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average sea temperature in October: 64.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (40.9°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Delaware City, DE

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 9min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Delaware City, DE

Average sunshine days in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Delaware City, DE

Average UV index in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average UV index in October: 4

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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Delaware City, DE

Average cloud cover in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average cloud cover in October: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Delaware City, DE

Average visibility in October - Delaware City, DE
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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