October weather forecast
Wakefield, MA

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Wakefield, Massachusetts, with an average temperature ranging between max 60.6°F (15.9°C) and min 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Temperature

In Wakefield, Massachusetts, the average high-temperature in October drops from an agreeable 72.5°F (22.5°C) in September to a moderate 60.6°F (15.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is 75%.

Rainfall

In October, in Wakefield, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout October, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Wakefield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 138.8 days and collects up to 26.85" (682mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Wakefield. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. In Wakefield, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.6 days and aggregates up to 18.86" (479mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Wakefield is 11h and 2min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Wakefield is 5.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Wakefield is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Wakefield?

The average relative humidity in October in Wakefield is 75%.

How much does it rain in Wakefield in October?

In Wakefield, Massachusetts, in October, during 13.3 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Wakefield?

October is the first month it typically snows in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Wakefield have in October?

The average day length in October in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is 11h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Wakefield?

On the first day of October in Wakefield, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 6:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 5:38 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Wakefield have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 5.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Wakefield?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Wakefield, MA

Average temperature in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average high temperature in October: 60.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Wakefield, MA

Average pressure in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Wakefield, MA

Average wind speed in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in October
Wakefield, MA

Average humidity in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Wakefield, MA

Average rainfall in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in October
Wakefield, MA

Average rainfall days in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Wakefield, MA

Average snowfall in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.96").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Wakefield, MA

Average snowfall days in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.5 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
Wakefield, MA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Wakefield, MA

Average sunshine days in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Wakefield, MA

Average UV index in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Wakefield, MA

Average cloud cover in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Wakefield, MA

Average visibility in October - Wakefield, MA
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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