Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at cities, towns and parks in Massachusetts.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Chatham 4.0 103
11 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard 4.1 104
8 Hyannis 3.7 95
Nantucket 3.9 100
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 4.1 103

Eastern Massachusetts

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Boston 3.9 100
10 Brockton 4.4 113
10 East Wareham 4.2 107
10 Great Blue Hill, Milton 4.7 119
11 Haverhill 4.8 122
10 Hingham 4.6 117
10 Marblehead 4.3 110
9 New Bedford 4.5 114
10 Newburyport 4.7 120
11 Plymouth 4.5 114
9 Taunton 3.9 98

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Amherst 4.6 118
11 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 4.7 118
10 Buffumville Lake 4.6 117
10 East Brimfield Lake 4.5 115
9 Lowell 4.5 113
11 Tully Lake 4.4 110
11 Worcester 4.7 119

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Great Barrington 4.7 119
10 Knightville Reservoir Dam 4.8 123
10 Lanesboro 4.2 106
10 West Otis 4.7 119
12 Worthington 5.5 138
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Massachusetts Precipitation
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