Philadelphia, PA Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Philadelphia, PA during October the average high temperature is 68.5°F. The hottest day on record was October 9, 2007 when the temperature hit 89.1°F.

Philadelphia, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

During October the overnight temperature drops to an average of 47.4°F, with the lowest temperature of 27.0°F being recorded on October 21, 1974. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 6 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Philadelphia, PA is 3.59 inches with rain usually falling on between 9 and 10 days. 1994 was the driest October with only 0.93 inches of rain falling, and 2005 was the wettest October with 8.73 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 9 October 2005 when 4.51 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. In October there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in October.