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

October weather forecast and Climate
Fairbanks, AK

October accumulates the first inch of snow in Fairbanks with the advance of the fall season. The snowfall is heavy and occurs for approximately 11 days during the month to register approximately 11" (279.4mm). The landscape assumes a white color, and the soil becomes hard. Precipitation mainly takes the form of ice and snow, as rainfall is only to the tune of 0.8" (20.3mm).
The short autumn season sees average temperatures in the cold 17.1°F (-8.3°C) to 32°range as the days mostly remain below freezing. Fall colors fade by the second half of October as the cold takes over. Warm clothing suits best in October in Fairbanks.
  • The average high temperature in October: 31.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°F).

  • The average low temperature in October: 16.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.9°F).

  • The average humidity in October: 74.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (50.2%).

  • The average rainfall in October: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

  • The average rainfall days in October: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.6 days).

  • The average snowfall in October: 10.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (13.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

  • The average snowfall days in October: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (11.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

  • The average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • The average sunshine in October: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

  • The average UV index in October: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).