October weather forecast
Port Townsend, WA

Victorian design houses from an old age along the beach on a hilly spot overlooking the sea, in Port Townsend, Washington
Victorian design houses from an old age along the beach on a hilly spot overlooking the sea, in Port Townsend, Washington

Weather in October

October, like September, in Port Townsend, Washington, is a cool autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a comfortable 63.1°F (17.3°C) in September to a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C). In October, in Port Townsend, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 80%.

Rainfall

In Port Townsend, during October, the rain falls for 16.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. In Port Townsend, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.3 days and collects up to 21.85" (555mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Port Townsend, Washington.

Ocean temperature

In Port Townsend, in October, the average water temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 50.5°F (10.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10h and 49min.
On the first day of October in Port Townsend, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 5:54 pm PDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from 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 sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, Washington, in October, the average high-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

How many days does it rain in October in Port Townsend?

In October, in Port Townsend, Washington, the rain falls for 16.1 days. Throughout October, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, Washington, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Port Townsend in October?

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

What is the water temperature in October in Port Townsend?

In Port Townsend, Washington, in October, the average water temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C). Swimming in 50.5°F (10.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Port Townsend have in October?

The average day length in October is 10h and 49min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Port Townsend?

On the first day of October in Port Townsend, Washington, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 5:54 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Townsend have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Port Townsend is 5.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Port Townsend?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average temperature in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (67.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (37.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average pressure in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are March and September (30.01"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average wind speed in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average humidity in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average rainfall in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average rainfall days in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average snowfall in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.87").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average snowfall days in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average sea temperature in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average sea temperature in October: 50.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average sunshine days in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (8.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average UV index in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average cloud cover in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 37

The months with the most cloud cover are January, February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in October
Port Townsend, WA

Average visibility in October - Port Townsend, WA
  • 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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