Average Rainfall for North Carolina in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during October at cities, towns and parks in North Carolina.

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 rainfall 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: North Carolina Mountains in the west, Piedmont in the center, and North Carolina Coast to the east.

North Carolina Mountains

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Asheville 2.1 54
9 Banner Elk 3.7 93
10 Blowing Rock 4.3 109
9 Boone 3.6 90
12 Grandfather Mountain 4.3 108
10 Highlands 6.0 151
9 Kerr Scott Reservoir 3.6 91
8 Morganton 3.5 90
8 Oconaluftee 2.8 72
9 Pisgah Forest 4.2 105
9 Tapoco 2.7 70
8 Waterville 2.3 59

Piedmont

October averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Cary 3.4 87
8 Chapel Hill 3.8 96
7 Charlotte 3.4 86
7 Concord 3.7 93
7 Durham 3.6 92
7 Gastonia 3.9 98
7 Greensboro 3.2 80
7 Henderson 3.3 84
7 Hickory 3.6 90
8 High Point 3.4 85
8 Mount Airy 3.3 84
6 Raleigh 3.6 90
Winston-Salem 3.4 87

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Atlantic Beach 5.3 133
Beaufort 3.9 99
6 Belhaven 2.9 72
9 Cape Hatteras 5.4 137
8 Cedar Island 4.7 119
6 Edenton 3.4 86
7 Elizabeth City 3.1 80
7 Fayetteville 3.0 77
7 Goldsboro 3.0 76
8 Greenville 3.3 83
8 Hofmann Forest 3.9 98
6 Manteo 3.4 87
7 Morehead City 4.5 114
7 New Bern 3.3 83
7 Ocracoke 5.0 126
8 Southport 4.0 102
9 Wilmington 3.9 99
Reference

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

North Carolina Precipitation
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