Weather in Massachusetts, United States in October

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

October is a cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Massachusetts and not really recommended. October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time. Consider visiting Massachusetts in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Massachusetts in October

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in October is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in October is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Massachusetts in October is . The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Massachusetts in October

The average day light hours per day in Massachusetts in October are 11.1 and there are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Massachusetts in October is typically 3.9 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 Massachusetts in October

The average sea water temperature in Massachusetts in October is 18.2° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Massachusetts in October

The average total rainfall in Massachusetts in October is 10cm and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Massachusetts in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Massachusetts in October is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Massachusetts in October is typically 91%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.3% in the previous month and 87.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Massachusetts in October is typically 76.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.7% in the previous month and 73.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Massachusetts in October

The average maximum wind speed in Massachusetts in October is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Massachusetts in October is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

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

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