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

October weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
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.

What is the temperature in October in Fairbanks?

In October, the average high-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 16.5°F (-8.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Fairbanks?

With an average relative humidity of 74.1%, October is the most humid month in Fairbanks, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in October in Fairbanks?

In October, the average relative humidity in Fairbanks is 74.1%.

How many days does it rain in October in Fairbanks?

In October, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout October, 0.8" (21.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Fairbanks in October?

In Fairbanks, in October, snow falls for 10.2 days, with typically accumulated 10.8" (274.3mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Fairbanks, Alaska, is 9.6h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Fairbanks?

The average sunshine in October in Fairbanks, Alaska, is 2.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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).

  • 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).

Average humidity in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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%).

Average rainfall in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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").

Average rainfall days in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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).

Average snowfall in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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").

Average snowfall days in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • 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).

Average UV index in October - Fairbanks, AK
  • 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).