Weather in Maine, United States in October

So you're interested in going to Maine, United States in October

October is a cold and very rainy time for sunbathing in Maine and not really recommended. October is too cold for swimming in Maine for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Maine in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Maine in October

The average maximum temperature in Maine in October is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Maine in October is 10°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maine in October is . The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and -1° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maine in October

The average day light hours per day in Maine in October are 11.1 and there are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Maine in October is typically 3.5 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Maine in October

The average sea water temperature in Maine in October is 12.6° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Maine in October

The average total rainfall in Maine in October is 131.8cm and on average there are 13.2 rainy days in October making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maine in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maine in October is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maine in October is typically 91.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.2% in the previous month and 87.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maine in October is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 75.1% in the previous month and 69% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maine in October

The average maximum wind speed in Maine in October is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maine in October is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Maine in October is from the West.