Weather in Rhode Island, United States in October

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

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

Temperature in Rhode Island in October

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

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

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

Sunshine in Rhode Island in October

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in October are 11.1 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island in October is typically 4 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 Rhode Island in October

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in October is 14.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in October

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in October is 94cm and on average there are 14 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rhode Island in October is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhode Island in October is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 87.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in October is typically 76.3%. The average relative humidity is 79% in the previous month and 72.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in October

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in October is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in October is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rhode Island in October is from the West-Northwest.

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