Gatlinburg weather in October (Tennessee, United States of America)

Curious about the October weather in Gatlinburg? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Gatlinburg, October is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 20°C, while nights can cool down to about 6°C.

Gatlinburg in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 98 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 11 days of rain are anticipated.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 215 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, October is a prime time to visit Gatlinburg. October typically offers the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Gatlinburg climate page with graphs.

 

Gatlinburg, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 37%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 98 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 11 days  
HumidityHumidity 73% *  
SunshineSunshine 215 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 62% *  
* Data from: Knoxville, the United States of America (46 KM, 28 Miles).

Where to go in the United States of America in October

Find out more about the weather in the United States of America in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Gatlinburg in October?

For visitors traveling to Gatlinburg, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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