Avg weather in October
11 Hrs per day
0 mm per month
76 % avg
10 Mph avg

Boston Weather in October

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What’s the weather like in Boston in October?

Boston has a very temperamental climate with fluctuating weather patterns all year round. However, Boston weather in October is mainly mild with cooler temperatures at night. It’s a lovely time to visit the city because the autumn has painted the trees in shades of orange and red, creating a very romantic landscape in the city gardens.

Geographical influences

You’ll find Boston in Massachusetts, USA. The city was founded back in 1630 and is known for its Freedom Trail that guides you through the various historical sites of the city. In October, there’s a lot going in the city. You have the Massachusetts Cranberry Harvest Festival, which showcases various traditions from traditional farm life and offers a nice break from the everyday city life. You can also enjoy a day trip to Marblehead for historical insights into the past of the Old Town before enjoying a meal in a quaint old-style restaurant.


Temperatures range from 8°C at night to highs of 14°C during the day. The average rainfall is around 80mm spread over 12 rainy days of the month, which means there’s a high chance of rain during your stay. However, you’ll still get to enjoy at least 11 hours of sunshine per day with an average humidity of 76%. On windy days, winds can reach speeds of up to 10mph, which can make the weather seem much colder so make sure to pack warmer clothes in your suitcase.

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