October weather forecast
Winston-Salem, NC

Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina
Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina

Weather in October

October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.7°F (10.4°C) and 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C) in September to an agreeable 69.6°F (20.9°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Humidity

In Winston-Salem, the average relative humidity in October is 72%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the least rainfall in Winston-Salem. Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Winston-Salem.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of October in Winston-Salem, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:26 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

UV index

In Winston-Salem, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, the average relative humidity in October is 72%.

What is the driest month in Winston-Salem?

The month with the least rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 9.7 days and typically collects 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, during October, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Winston-Salem?

April through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in Winston-Salem in October?

In Winston-Salem, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Winston-Salem have in October?

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the average day length in October is 11h and 16min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Winston-Salem?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 7:04 pm. On the last day of the month, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 6:26 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Winston-Salem have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Winston-Salem?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Winston-Salem is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average temperature in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average high temperature in October: 20.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 10.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.7°C).

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Average pressure in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average pressure in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average pressure in October: 1017.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1021.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average wind speed in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.1km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average humidity in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average rainfall in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall in October: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (81mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (52mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average rainfall days in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average snowfall in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (57mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average snowfall days in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average sunshine days in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average UV index in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average UV index in October: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average cloud cover in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average cloud cover in October: 32

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 42).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Winston-Salem, NC

Average visibility in October - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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

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