October weather forecast
Belfast, ME

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Belfast, Maine, with an average temperature ranging between max 55.8°F (13.2°C) and min 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

In Belfast, the average high-temperature in October drops from a comfortable 67.1°F (19.5°C) in September to a mild 55.8°F (13.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Belfast, Maine, is 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Belfast, during October, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 141.1 rainfall days, and 24.29" (617mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Belfast. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 44.3 snowfall days, and 16.81" (427mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Belfast, Maine, is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Belfast, Maine, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:17 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Belfast is 6h.

UV index

In Belfast, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Belfast?

The average relative humidity in October in Belfast, Maine, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Belfast in October?

In Belfast, in October, during 13.3 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Belfast?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in October in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average seawater temperature in October is 54.1°F (12.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In Belfast, the average day length in October is 10h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Belfast?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 6:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Belfast have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Belfast is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Belfast?

In Belfast, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Belfast, ME

Average temperature in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.8°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (73.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Belfast, ME

Average pressure in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Belfast, ME

Average wind speed in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Belfast, ME

Average humidity in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Belfast, ME

Average rainfall in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.72").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in October
Belfast, ME

Average rainfall days in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Belfast, ME

Average snowfall in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.57").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Belfast, ME

Average snowfall days in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.1 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
Belfast, ME

Average sea temperature in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average sea temperature in October: 54.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.8°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Belfast, ME

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Belfast, ME

Average sunshine days in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Belfast, ME

Average UV index in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The 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
Belfast, ME

Average cloud cover in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average cloud cover in October: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 55).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in October
Belfast, ME

Average visibility in October - Belfast, ME
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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