Weather in Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in October

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October is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras. October is a good month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cape Hatteras in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in October

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in October is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in October is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in October is 16°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in October

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in October are 11.3 and there are 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in October is typically 5.6 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 Cape Hatteras in October

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in October is 22° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in October

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in October is 16.7cm and on average there are 12 rainy days in October making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in October is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 21° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in October is typically 88.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.7% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in October is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 75.9% in the previous month and 74.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in October

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in October is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in October is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Hatteras in October is from the North-Northwest.

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