Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at cities, communities and other locations in Massachusetts.

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 precipitation 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: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Chatham 4.3 109
11 Edgartown 4.6 118
10 Hyannis 4.3 109
13 Nantucket 4.4 112
12 Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 4.4 111

Eastern Massachusetts

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Boston 4.0 102
11 Brockton 5.0 126
11 East Wareham 5.0 126
12 Great Blue Hill, Milton 5.3 134
12 Haverhill 5.3 135
12 Hingham 5.2 133
10 Marblehead 5.0 127
8 New Bedford 4.9 124
11 Newburyport 5.2 131
12 Plymouth 5.0 127
9 Taunton 4.3 109

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Amherst 4.7 120
12 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 4.9 123
11 Buffumville Lake 4.8 123
11 East Brimfield Lake 4.9 123
11 Lowell 5.0 127
11 Tully Lake 4.7 119
12 Westfield 4.7 120
12 Worcester 4.8 123

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 North Adams 4.3 109
14 Pittsfield 4.6 116
14 Worthington 5.6 142
Reference

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

Massachusetts Precipitation
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