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

October weather forecast and climate
Kenai, AK

The iconic high rock cliffs of the scenic Spire Cove in Fjords National Park in Kenai, Alaska
The iconic high rock cliffs of the scenic Spire Cove in Fjords National Park in Kenai, Alaska
October, like September, in Kenai, Alaska, is another cold autumn month, with average temperature varying between 42.1°F (5.6°C) and 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a mild 55.4°F (13°C) in September, to a cold 42.1°F (5.6°C). In Kenai, the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Rainfall

In Kenai, Alaska, in October, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.6" (66.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kenai, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.7 days and collects up to 18.3" (464.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Kenai, during 2.9 snowfall days, 6.6" (167.6mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kenai, there are 39.6 snowfall days, and 63.7" (1618mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kenai, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in October is 48°F (8.9°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 October is 10h.

What is the temperature in October in Kenai?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Kenai, Alaska, is 42.1°F (5.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Kenai?

In Kenai, Alaska, during October, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kenai in October?

In October, in Kenai, Alaska, it is snowing for 2.9 days. Throughout October, 6.6" (167.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in October in Kenai?

In Kenai, the average seawater temperature in October is 48°F (8.9°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Kenai have in October?

In Kenai, Alaska, the average length of the day in October is 10h.
Average temperature in October - Kenai, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 42°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (62.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 27.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.3°F).

Average rainfall in October - Kenai, 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 March and April (0.6").

Average rainfall days in October - Kenai, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Kenai, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 6.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Kenai, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.2°F).

Average daylight in October - Kenai, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).