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

October weather forecast and climate
Homer, AK

A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
October, the same as September, in Homer, Alaska, is another chilly autumn month, with average temperature varying between 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 55°F (12.8°C) in September, to a chilly 44.6°F (7°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Rainfall

In Homer, Alaska, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.6" (65.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Homer, there are 150.8 rainfall days, and 24.3" (616.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Homer, Alaska, are January through April, October through December.

Ocean temperature

In Homer, the average water temperature is 48.2°F (9°C). Swimming in 48.2°F (9°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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

In Homer, the average sunshine in October is 4h.

UV index

In Homer, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Homer?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 44.6°F (7°C), while the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Homer?

In Homer, Alaska, in October, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.6" (65.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Homer?

October is the first month it typically snows in Homer, Alaska. Throughout October, in the average 2.2 snowfall days, it receives 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Homer?

In Homer, in October, the average water temperature is 48.2°F (9°C). Swimming in 48.2°F (9°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 Homer have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Homer is 10.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Homer?

In Homer, Alaska, the average sunshine in October is 4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Homer?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Homer, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Homer, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 44.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 31.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°F).

Average rainfall in October - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May and June (0.8").

Average rainfall days in October - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in October - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Homer, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 48°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Homer, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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

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