Philadelphia - Recent October Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each October. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Philadelphia had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Philadelphia International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

October temperature averages by year in Philadelphia
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
66 52 2018 19 11
72 56 2017 22 13
69 52 2016 21 11
67 50 2015 19 10
68 52 2014 20 11
69 52 2013 21 11
67 52 2012 19 11
66 49 2011 19 10
68 50 2010 20 10
Number of days in October when the temperature in Philadelphia dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 2018 12
0 2017 21
0 2016 12
0 2015 13
0 2014 18
0 2013 13
0 2012 11
1 2011 14
0 2010 13

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Philadelphia during October in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for October in Philadelphia
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
12 2018 3.1 78
9 2017 3.7 93
6 2016 2.1 52
6 2015 3.8 96
10 2014 2.5 65
10 2013 2.5 62
10 2012 4.1 104
10 2011 3.7 94
9 2010 5.0 128

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Philadelphia for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.3 1
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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