October weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Providence, Rhode Island, with average temperature varying between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 72.5°F (22.5°C) in September, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). In Providence, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 77%.

Rainfall

In Providence, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Providence, Rhode Island, snow does not fall in June through October.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Providence is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Providence, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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 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.

What is the temperature in October in Providence?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 61.7°F (16.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Providence?

The average relative humidity in October is 77%.

How many days does it rain in October in Providence?

In Providence, in October, during 12.3 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Providence in October?

In Providence, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, snow does not fall in June through October.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Providence?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). Swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in October in Providence?

In October, the average length of the day in Providence, Rhode Island, is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Providence?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in October: 16.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 9.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.7°C).

Average pressure in October - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.5km/h).

Average humidity in October - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in October: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (61mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (51mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in October: 16.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in October - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

Average UV index in October - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

Average cloud cover in October - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in October - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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