October weather forecast
Hershey, PA

Weather in October

October, like September, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is another comfortable autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average high of 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Temperature

In Hershey, the average high-temperature in October drops from a warm 74.3°F (23.5°C) in September to a comfortable 61.9°F (16.6°C). In October, in Hershey, the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

In Hershey, Pennsylvania, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout October, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Hershey, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.3 days and collects up to 30.71" (780mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Hershey, during the entire year, snow falls for 27.8 days and aggregates up to 13.23" (336mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Hershey is 11h and 7min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 6:05 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Hershey?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is 61.9°F (16.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C). in July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Hershey?

In October, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in October in Hershey?

In October, in Hershey, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout October, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Hershey?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Hershey have in October?

In Hershey, Pennsylvania, the average day length in October is 11h and 7min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Hershey?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 6:05 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Hershey have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Hershey?

In Hershey, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Hershey, PA

Average temperature in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Hershey, PA

Average pressure in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Hershey, PA

Average wind speed in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Hershey, PA

Average humidity in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and May (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Hershey, PA

Average rainfall in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in October
Hershey, PA

Average rainfall days in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Hershey, PA

Average snowfall in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.94").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Hershey, PA

Average snowfall days in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Hershey, PA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Hershey, PA

Average sunshine days in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10 days).

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Average UV index in October
Hershey, PA

Average UV index in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Hershey, PA

Average cloud cover in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in October
Hershey, PA

Average visibility in October - Hershey, PA
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, June, July, August, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, May, September and October (5mi).

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