October weather forecast and climate
Atqasuk, AK

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Atqasuk, Alaska, is a freezing cold autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

In Atqasuk, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cold 39.9°F (4.4°C) in September, to a subzero cold 29.3°F (-1.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Humidity

In Atqasuk, the average relative humidity in October is 84%.

Rainfall

In Atqasuk, during 5.1 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Atqasuk, during the entire year, the rain falls for 66.3 days and collects up to 7.99" (203mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Atqasuk. October is the month with the most snowfall in Atqasuk. Snow falls for 15.5 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Atqasuk, the average length of the day is 8.7h.

Sunshine

In Atqasuk, the average sunshine is 2.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Atqasuk?

In October, in Atqasuk, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 29.3°F (-1.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Atqasuk?

In Atqasuk, the average relative humidity in October is 84%.

How much does it rain in Atqasuk in October?

In Atqasuk, Alaska, in October, during 5.1 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Atqasuk in October?

In Atqasuk, in October, snow falls for 15.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.43" (87mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Atqasuk?

October is the month with the most snowfall in Atqasuk. Snow falls for 15.5 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Atqasuk have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Atqasuk, Alaska, is 8.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Atqasuk have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Atqasuk, Alaska, is 2.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Atqasuk?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in October in Atqasuk?

In Atqasuk, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average temperature in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 29.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (49.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.3°F).

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Average pressure in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average pressure in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.88"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average wind speed in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 14.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (14.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (10.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average humidity in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (94%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average rainfall in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average snowfall in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 3.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (3.43").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.08").

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Average snowfall days in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (18.4 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.9 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 8.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 2.7h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 5.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are July and December (Average sunshine: 0.4).

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Average sunshine days in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in October
Atqasuk, AK

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 75

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 84).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in October
Atqasuk, AK

Average visibility in October - Atqasuk, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and March (4mi).

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