October weather forecast
Houlton, ME

Weather in October

October, like September, in Houlton, Maine, is another fresh autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a comfortable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in September to a fresh 52.7°F (11.5°C). In Houlton, in October, the average low-temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C).

Humidity

In Houlton, the average relative humidity in October is 82%.

Rainfall

In Houlton, it is raining for 14.5 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Houlton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.4 days and collects up to 31.81" (808mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Houlton. October is the first month it typically snows in Houlton. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 1.22" (31mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 88.2 snowfall days, and 62.83" (1596mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10h and 54min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 5:18 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Houlton, Maine, the average sunshine in October is 5.8h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Houlton is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 average humidity in October in Houlton?

The average relative humidity in October is 82%.

How much does it rain in Houlton in October?

In Houlton, Maine, in October, during 14.5 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Houlton?

October is the first month it typically snows in Houlton. Throughout October, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length is 10h and 54min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Houlton?

On the first day of October in Houlton, Maine, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 5:18 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Houlton?

The average sunshine duration in October in Houlton is 5.8h.

How high is the UV index in October in Houlton?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Houlton is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Houlton, ME

Average temperature in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average high temperature in October: 52.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 38.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Houlton, ME

Average pressure in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.03"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Houlton, ME

Average wind speed in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Houlton, ME

Average humidity in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average humidity in October: 82%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Houlton, ME

Average rainfall in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in October
Houlton, ME

Average rainfall days in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Houlton, ME

Average snowfall in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.22"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (13.07").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Houlton, ME

Average snowfall days in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (19.1 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
Houlton, ME

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 54min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Houlton, ME

Average sunshine days in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (8.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Houlton, ME

Average UV index in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Houlton, ME

Average cloud cover in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average cloud cover in October: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in October
Houlton, ME

Average visibility in October - Houlton, ME
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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