How many days in October

There are

31 days

in October

  • October starting date (mm/dd) is 10/01 – October 1
  • October end date (mm/dd) is 10/31 – October 31
  • (mm = month, dd = day)

There are 31 days in October.

October is 4 weeks and 3 days long.

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How many days in each month

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December 

Interesting things about October

Here are some interesting facts about October:

Where does the name October come from? 

October (in Latin October, or Mensis October) was originally the eighth month of the 10-month calendar, and it originated from the word ôctō, which means eight.

Did you know: October wasn’t always the tenth month of the year

The first month of the year in the Roman Calendar was March.

Julius Caesar changed the calendar and added January and February, making the beginning of the year January.

The modern-day calendar is called the Gregorian calendar and is based on the Julian calendar.

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Which months have the same number of days as October

January, March, May, July, August, and December have the same number of days (31 days) as October.

How many days in a month?

Each month has 30 and 31 days, except for February, which has 28 or 29 days (29 during leap years).

The common calendar year is 365 days

The leap year is 366 days.

Months with 28 (or 29) days

February is the only month that has 28 days (common year). During the leap year (every four years), February has 29 days.

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Months with 30 days

Months that have 30 days are April, June, September, and November.

Months with 31 days

All the rest seven months have 31 days each month.

Months that have 31 days are January, March, May, July, August, October, and December.

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