October weather forecast and climate
Dover, NJ

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Dover, New Jersey, with temperature in the range of an average low of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average high of 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in September, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In Dover, it is raining for 7.1 days, with typically 0.75" (19mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.9 days and collects up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Dover. October is the first month it typically snows in Dover. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Dover, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.1 days, and aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Dover, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dover, New Jersey, is 5.4h.

UV index

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the 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 the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Dover?

In Dover, New Jersey, in October, the average high-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Dover?

Months with the highest humidity in Dover, New Jersey, are February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in October in Dover?

In October, the average relative humidity in Dover is 81%.

How many days does it rain in October in Dover?

In October, in Dover, the rain falls for 7.1 days. Throughout October, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Dover?

October is the first month it typically snows in Dover. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

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

In Dover, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Dover?

In Dover, the average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Dover?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average high temperature in October: 16.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 7.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.2°C).

Average pressure in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.7mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (13.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2km/h).

Average humidity in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average rainfall in October: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (20mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (4mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average snowfall in October: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (20mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average sunshine days in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (18.3 days).

Average UV index in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in October: 46

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in October - Dover, NJ
  • Average visibility in October: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, May, June, July, August, September and October (8km).