October weather forecast
Oak Island, NC

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Oak Island, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from 81.9°F (27.7°C) in September to a still warm 73.8°F (23.2°C). In Oak Island, in October, the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in Oak Island are January, March, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In Oak Island, North Carolina, during October, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 157.9 rainfall days, and 24.69" (627mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Oak Island, the average water temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 75.7°F (24.3°C) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In Oak Island, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 6:57 pm. On the last day of October, in Oak Island, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Oak Island, North Carolina, is 6.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Oak Island?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Oak Island, is 73.8°F (23.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in September is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What are the least humid months in Oak Island?

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

What is the average humidity in October in Oak Island?

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

How much does it rain in Oak Island in October?

In Oak Island, North Carolina, in October, during 10.1 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Oak Island?

February through December are months without snowfall.

What is the water temperature in October in Oak Island?

In Oak Island, the average seawater temperature in October is 75.7°F (24.3°C). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 75.7°F (24.3°C) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Oak Island?

In Oak Island, North Carolina, the average day length in October is 11h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Oak Island?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 6:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Oak Island have in October?

In Oak Island, North Carolina, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.3h.

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

In Oak Island, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Oak Island, NC

Average temperature in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 73.8°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: 63.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Oak Island, NC

Average pressure in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Oak Island, NC

Average wind speed in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Oak Island, NC

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Oak Island, NC

Average rainfall in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in October
Oak Island, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Oak Island, NC

Average snowfall in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Oak Island, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Oak Island, NC

Average sea temperature in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in October: 75.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (56°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Oak Island, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Oak Island, 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 months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Oak Island, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Oak Island, NC

Average UV index in October - Oak Island, 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
Oak Island, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Oak Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Oak Island, NC

Average visibility in October - Oak Island, 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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