Average Temperatures for North Carolina in October





Average temperatures for October at cities, communities and other locations around North Carolina are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

North Carolina Mountains

Average October temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 47 Asheville 21 8
62 40 Banner Elk 17 5
60 43 Blowing Rock 16 6
63 39 Boone 17 4
70 44 Cullowhee 21 7
57 42 Grandfather Mountain 14 5
63 41 Highlands 17 5
72 46 Kerr Scott Reservoir 22 8
71 46 Morganton 22 8
71 46 North Wilkesboro 21 8
70 43 Pisgah Forest 21 6
70 46 Tapoco 21 8
70 48 Waterville 21 9
71 49 Winston-Salem 21 10

Piedmont

Average daily temperatures in October
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
73 50 Albemarle 23 10
73 49 Burlington 23 9
71 50 Cary 22 10
72 49 Chapel Hill 22 9
73 50 Charlotte 23 10
74 48 Concord 24 9
70 48 Durham 21 9
74 51 Gastonia 24 11
71 49 Greensboro 22 10
72 45 Henderson 22 7
70 49 Hickory 21 9
73 50 High Point 23 10
70 43 Mount Airy 21 6
73 50 Raleigh 23 10
74 45 Shelby 23 7

North Carolina Coast

October temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 60 Atlantic Beach 24 16
75 57 Beaufort 24 14
75 52 Belhaven 24 11
75 61 Cape Hatteras 24 16
79 59 Cedar Island 26 15
73 54 Edenton 23 12
74 55 Elizabeth City 23 13
75 51 Fayetteville 24 11
75 54 Goldsboro 24 12
74 52 Greenville 23 11
74 50 Hofmann Forest 23 10
76 51 Jacksonville 24 11
76 53 Kinston 24 12
75 52 Lumberton 24 11
71 58 Manteo 22 15
75 57 Morehead City 24 14
75 54 New Bern 24 12
73 60 Ocracoke 23 16
71 50 Roanoke Rapids 22 10
72 50 Rocky Mount 22 10
79 54 Southport 26 12
76 56 Wilmington 25 13
73 52 Wilson 23 11
Reference

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

North Carolina Temperatures
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