Weather in the USVI in October

October may offer cooler weather in the northern hemisphere, but temperatures don't drop much at all in the Virgin Islands, meaning those who choose to vacation in this month will find plenty of sun to go around. However, as one of the most active months for severe tropical storms, it's important to plan carefully before leaving home in October. Still, as St. Thomas' averages indicate, the Virgin Islands rarely get strong rains, even during this month.

Typical Weather in October

October temperatures in the Virgin Islands range from an average low of 78.0 degrees to an average high of 88.0 degrees


The Virgin Islands in October: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
No. of Days
with Rain
88.0° F 78.0° F N.A. 5.0

On a typical October day, during the early morning hours you will probably find the temperature will be around 81.9 degrees. The temperature will rise over the course of the typical October day, reaching somewhere around 86.7 degrees by early afternoon. By early evening, temperatures in the Virgin Islands generally decline to around 79.6 degrees. Temperatures in the Virgin Islands average around 83.6 degrees during October.


October Temperatures in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
81.9° F 86.6° F 86.7° F 83.6° F 79.6° F 83.6° F


Rain is most likely to occur around 2:00 PM during the month of October, and it is least likely to occur around 8:00 AM . In the Virgin Islands during October, thunderstorms -- when they occur -- are most likely sometime around 8:00 AM .


October Rainfall in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
2:00 AM # #
5:00 AM # #
8:00 AM 1.6 % 0.5 %
11:00 AM 2 % 0 %
2:00 PM 3.5 % 0.2 %
5:00 PM 2 % 0.5 %
8:00 PM 2.7 % 0.4 %
11:00 PM 2.8 % 0 %
ALL 2.3 % 0.3 %


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