October weather forecast
Carolina Beach, NC

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 73.4°F (23°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a warm 81.7°F (27.6°C) in September to a still moderately hot 73.4°F (23°C). In Carolina Beach, in October, the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Humidity

January, March, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Carolina Beach, North Carolina, in October, during 8.5 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 122.3 rainfall days, and 11.14" (283mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.

Ocean temperature

In Carolina Beach, in October, the average water temperature is 75.9°F (24.4°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 75.9°F (24.4°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Carolina Beach is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:56 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 6:19 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, is 6.3h.

UV index

In Carolina Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Carolina Beach?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, is 73.4°F (23°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in September is calculated to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What are the least humid months in Carolina Beach?

January, March, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.

What is the average humidity in October in Carolina Beach?

The average relative humidity in October in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Carolina Beach in October?

In October, in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, the rain falls for 8.5 days. Throughout October, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, snow does not fall in March through December.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, the average seawater temperature in October is 75.9°F (24.4°C). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 75.9°F (24.4°C) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Carolina Beach?

The average day length in October in Carolina Beach is 11h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Carolina Beach?

On the first day of October in Carolina Beach, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 6:19 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Carolina Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Carolina Beach is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average temperature in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 73.4°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 63.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average pressure in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average wind speed in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average humidity in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July, August and December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average rainfall in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall days in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average sea temperature in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 75.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (57.5°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average UV index in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in October
Carolina Beach, NC

Average visibility in October - Carolina Beach, NC
  • 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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