Average October Rainfall for the United Kingdom





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during October at cities and towns in the United Kingdom.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's total rainfall is an average of weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

In October, the entire UK averages 13 days of rain, totalling 92 millimetres (3.6 inches).

You can jump to a separate table for: Southern England, Northern England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Southern England

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Birmingham 2.7 67
9 Cambridge 2.3 59
12 Eastbourne 4.1 105
12 Exeter 3.7 94
10 Ipswich 2.6 65
11 London 2.7 69
10 Lowestoft 2.5 64
16 Newquay 4.4 112
11 Oxford 2.7 70
18 Princetown, Dartmoor Park 9.2 233

Northern England

October averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Blackpool 4.1 104
10 Grimsby 2.2 55
17 Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 6.3 161
14 Manchester 3.6 93
11 Newcastle 2.4 61
15 Penrith 4.2 107
13 Sheffield 3.2 81

Wales

Average amount of rain in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Aberporth 4.4 112
17 Aberystwyth 5.7 145
16 Cardiff 5.3 134
16 Tenby 5.1 130
15 Valley, Anglesey 4.0 101

Scotland

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Aberdeen 4.1 103
12 Dundee 3.1 78
13 Edinburgh 3.1 78
13 Forres 2.8 71
17 Glasgow 5.6 143
20 Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 5.0 126
21 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 5.6 142
19 Oban 7.8 197
21 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 5.5 139
20 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 5.9 150

Northern Ireland

Total precipitation during October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Armagh 3.4 86
14 Belfast 3.5 90
18 Londonderry 4.3 109
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