Craig
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Craig, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 51.8°F (11°C) and an average low of 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In Craig, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderate 59.2°F (15.1°C) in September, to a cool 51.8°F (11°C). In Craig, in October, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 23 days and accumulates 13.1" (331.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Craig snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature 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 Craig is 10.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Craig is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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.

What is the temperature in October in Craig?

In October, in Craig, the average high-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

How much does it rain in Craig in October?

In Craig, in October, it is raining for 23 days, with typically 13.1" (331.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Craig?

The month with the most rainfall in Craig, Alaska, is October when the rain falls for 23 days and typically aggregates up to 13.1" (331.7mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Craig in October?

In Craig, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Craig?

In Craig snow does not fall in May through October.

How cold is the water in October in Craig?

In October, the average ocean 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.

How many hours of daylight does Craig have in October?

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 is 2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Craig?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Craig, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 51.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (63.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.6°F).

Average rainfall in October - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 13.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.1").

Average rainfall days in October - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 23 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (15 days).

Average snowfall in October - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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

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