October weather forecast
Craig, AK

The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges

Weather in October

October, like September, is another chilly autumn month in Craig, Alaska, with an average temperature ranging between min 42.4°F (5.8°C) and max 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Temperature

In Craig, Alaska, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases from a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C) in September to a chilly 48.9°F (9.4°C). In October, in Craig, the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 86%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 22.4 days. Throughout October, 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Craig, during the entire year, the rain falls for 210.2 days and collects up to 70.71" (1796mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Craig are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow. In Craig, Alaska, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.4 days and aggregates up to 107.56" (2732mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Craig, the average seawater temperature in October is 51.4°F (10.8°C).
Note: 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 in October in Craig is 10h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 6:28 pm. On the last day of October, in Craig, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 5:15 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Craig is 3.8h.

UV index

In Craig, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 Craig?

In October, in Craig, the average high-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, the average relative humidity in October is 86%.

How many days does it rain in October in Craig?

In October, in Craig, the rain falls for 22.4 days. Throughout October, 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Craig?

October is the first month it typically snows in Craig. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in October in Craig?

In Craig, the average seawater temperature in October is 51.4°F (10.8°C). Swimming in 51.4°F (10.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Craig?

In October, the average day length in Craig is 10h and 25min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Craig?

On the first day of October in Craig, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 6:28 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:56 am and sunset at 5:15 pm AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Craig?

The average sunshine duration in October in Craig is 3.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Craig, AK

Average temperature in October - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 48.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (59.5°F).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Craig, AK

Average pressure in October - Craig, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.85"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.76"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Craig, AK

Average wind speed in October - Craig, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Craig, AK

Average humidity in October - Craig, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 86%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (82%).

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Average rainfall in October
Craig, AK

Average rainfall in October - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 7.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.68").

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Average rainfall days in October
Craig, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Craig, AK

Average snowfall in October - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (23.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Craig, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Craig, AK

Average sea temperature in October - Craig, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 51.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.8°F).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 25min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Craig, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Craig, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 7.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (10.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Craig, AK

Average UV index in October - Craig, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Craig, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Craig, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in October
Craig, AK

Average visibility in October - Craig, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February and October (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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