Average Rainfall for North Carolina in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during October at cities, communities and other locations around North Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
7 Asheville 2.6 66
9 Banner Elk 3.4 87
10 Boone 4.7 119
8 Cullowhee 3.2 82
12 Grandfather Mountain 5.0 126
10 Highlands 6.5 164
9 Kerr Scott Reservoir 3.9 99
8 Morganton 3.8 96
9 North Wilkesboro 3.8 97
9 Pisgah Forest 4.9 125
8 Tapoco 2.9 74
8 Waterville 2.7 70
9 Winston-Salem 3.3 83

Piedmont

October averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Albemarle 3.6 91
11 Burlington 3.1 78
9 Chapel Hill 3.8 96
7 Charlotte 3.2 80
8 Concord 3.5 89
7 Durham 3.4 85
6 Gastonia 3.4 86
7 Greensboro 3.2 81
8 Henderson 3.6 91
8 Hickory 3.5 89
8 High Point 3.3 83
9 Mount Airy 3.5 90
8 Raleigh 3.4 86
8 Shelby 3.7 94

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Atlantic Beach 4.2 107
10 Beaufort 4.1 105
6 Belhaven 3.6 91
10 Cape Hatteras 5.6 142
8 Cedar Island 4.5 113
6 Edenton 3.8 95
8 Elizabeth City 3.7 94
8 Fayetteville 3.3 83
7 Goldsboro 3.8 96
8 Greenville 3.6 91
9 Hofmann Forest 4.1 104
6 Kinston 3.6 90
8 Lumberton 3.4 86
6 Manteo 3.2 82
7 Morehead City 4.8 123
9 New Bern 3.6 90
7 Ocracoke 5.2 132
7 Roanoke Rapids 3.6 91
8 Rocky Mount 3.4 85
7 Southport 5.4 137
8 Wilmington 4.7 118
8 Wilson 3.4 85
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

North Carolina Precipitation
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