October weather forecast and climate
Anchorage, AK

Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
October, the same as September, is a cold autumn month in Anchorage, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Humidity

In Anchorage, the average relative humidity is 74.5%.

Rainfall

In October, in Anchorage, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout October, 2" (51.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 115.1 rainfall days, and 16.7" (423.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average sunshine is 3.8h.

UV index

In Anchorage, the average UV index in October is 1.

What is the temperature in October in Anchorage?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Anchorage, is 40.8°F (4.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Anchorage?

The average relative humidity in October in Anchorage, Alaska, is 74.5%.

How much does it rain in Anchorage in October?

In Anchorage, Alaska, during October, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2" (51.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Anchorage in October?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in October, snow falls for 2.8 days, with typically accumulated 5.1" (129.5mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in October, the average water temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C). Swimming in 47.5°F (8.6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Anchorage have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Anchorage, Alaska, is 10h.

How many hours of sunshine does Anchorage have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 3.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, the average UV index in October is 1.
Average temperature in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.4°F).

Average humidity in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 74.5%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (77.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.6%).

Average rainfall in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (0.5").

Average rainfall days in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 5.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (20.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 47.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (35.8°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in October - Anchorage, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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