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Virginia weather in October

Are you planning a trip to Virginia in October and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Virginia in October?

Virginia is a region in South Africa. October in Virginia generally has temperatures that range from moderate to warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high.

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between moderate in Tazewell at 18°C to warm in Suffolk at 22°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 11°C in Suffolk and 6°C in Tazewell.

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Covington with an average of 69 mm to high rainfall in Chantilly with 139 mm. Meanwhile, Fredericksburg enjoys approximately 205 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

For a closer look at October's conditions in Virginia, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Virginia's yearly weather, check out our Virginia climate page.

Where to go in Virginia in October

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Virginia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Virginia?

Fredericksburg

In October Fredericksburg generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Fredericksburg
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27°C 
15°C 
225 hours 
111 mm 
8 days 
21°C 
8°C 
205 hours 
100 mm 
9 days 
15°C 
2°C 
150 hours 
81 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Fredericksburg

Sterling

In October Sterling generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Sterling
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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27°C 
15°C 
225 hours 
97 mm 
10 days 
20°C 
8°C 
205 hours 
133 mm 
11 days 
13°C 
2°C 
150 hours 
69 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Sterling

Herndon

In October Herndon generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Herndon
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26°C 
15°C 
225 hours 
102 mm 
10 days 
20°C 
8°C 
205 hours 
134 mm 
11 days 
13°C 
2°C 
150 hours 
70 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Herndon

Sandston

In October Sandston generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sandston
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28°C 
17°C 
238 hours 
126 mm 
9 days 
22°C 
10°C 
221 hours 
93 mm 
9 days 
16°C 
4°C 
181 hours 
99 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Sandston

Manassas

In October Manassas generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Manassas
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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27°C 
15°C 
225 hours 
116 mm 
9 days 
20°C 
8°C 
205 hours 
123 mm 
10 days 
14°C 
2°C 
150 hours 
71 mm 
8 days 
Climate in Manassas

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Virginia, in South Africa.

Is October the best time to visit Virginia?

In our opinion, October is a good time to visit Virginia with overall pleasant weather in Fredericksburg.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in April offering mostly perfect weather in Fredericksburg. On the other hand, the weather in January, February and December tend to be poor.

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