October weather forecast and climate
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 a frosty autumn month in Craig, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 48.9°F (9.4°C) and an average low of 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall 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. Throughout the year, in Craig, there are 89.4 snowfall days, and 107.56" (2732mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Craig is 10.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 3.8h.

UV index

In Craig, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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?

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

What is the average humidity in October in Craig?

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

How much does it rain in Craig in October?

In Craig, Alaska, in October, during 22.4 rainfall days, 7.76" (197mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Craig?

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

What is the ocean temperature in October in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, in October, the average water temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C). Swimming in 51.4°F (10.8°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.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Craig, Alaska, is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Craig have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Craig, Alaska, is 3.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Craig?

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

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).
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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
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

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

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