October weather forecast
Parkersburg, West VA

Weather in October

October, like September, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.2°F (7.9°C) and max 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a warm 77.9°F (25.5°C) in September to a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C). In Parkersburg, West Virginia, the average low-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In October, in Parkersburg, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout October, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Parkersburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.1 days and collects up to 30.59" (777mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Parkersburg, West Virginia, are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Parkersburg. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 42.5 snowfall days, and 12.4" (315mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Parkersburg, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:52 am and sunset at 6:26 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 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 increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Parkersburg?

In Parkersburg, in October, the average high-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Parkersburg?

In Parkersburg, West Virginia, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October in Parkersburg?

In Parkersburg, West Virginia, in October, during 13.5 rainfall days, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Parkersburg?

October is the first month it typically snows in Parkersburg. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Parkersburg have in October?

The average day length in October in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is 11h and 10min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Parkersburg?

On the first day of October in Parkersburg, West Virginia, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:52 am and sunset at 6:26 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Parkersburg have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Parkersburg is 5.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Parkersburg?

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 Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average temperature in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average high temperature in October: 64.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average pressure in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average wind speed in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average humidity in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

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

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Average rainfall in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average rainfall in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average rainfall days in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average snowfall in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.54").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average snowfall days in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average sunshine days in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average UV index in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Parkersburg, West VA

Average cloud cover in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in October
Parkersburg, West VA

Average visibility in October - Parkersburg, West VA
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

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

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