October weather forecast and climate
Harkers Island, NC

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Harkers Island, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Temperature

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases, from a warm 79.7°F (26.5°C) in September, to an agreeable 72.5°F (22.5°C). In Harkers Island, in October, the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Harkers Island, in October, during 12.2 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Harkers Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.4 days and collects up to 34.76" (883mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Harkers Island snow does not fall in March through December.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Harkers Island is 76.5°F (24.7°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 76.5°F (24.7°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 Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Harkers Island, the average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Harkers Island is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Harkers Island?

In October, in Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 72.5°F (22.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

What are the least humid months in Harkers Island?

February, March and October, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Harkers Island.

What is the average humidity in October in Harkers Island?

In October, the average relative humidity in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Harkers Island in October?

In October, in Harkers Island, the rain falls for 12.2 days. Throughout October, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Harkers Island?

March through December are months without snowfall in Harkers Island.

How warm is the water in October in Harkers Island?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 76.5°F (24.7°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.5°F (24.7°C).

How many hours of daylight does Harkers Island have in October?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average length of the day in October is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average sunshine in October is 6.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°C).

Average pressure in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 19.9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (22.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (16.7km/h).

Average humidity in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, March and October (74%).

Average rainfall in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (123mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (33mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (11.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6mm).
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 24.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.3°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

Average sunshine days in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.9 days).

Average UV index in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 5

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).

Average cloud cover in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

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

Average visibility in October - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).