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

October weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
October, like September, is a frosty autumn month in Kodiak, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In Kodiak, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a moderate 56.7°F (13.7°C) in September, to a frosty 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Kodiak, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Kodiak. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 8.4" (212.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average seawater temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Kodiak, Alaska, is 10.2h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Kodiak, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Kodiak?

In October, in Kodiak, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, during October, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.4" (212.3mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Kodiak?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Kodiak. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 8.4" (212.3mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Kodiak?

October is the first month it typically snows in Kodiak, Alaska. Throughout October, Kodiak receives 2.2" (55.9mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in October is 47.5°F (8.6°C). Swimming in 47.5°F (8.6°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 Kodiak have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Kodiak, Alaska, is 10.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Kodiak?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Kodiak is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 47.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 34.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (48.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 8.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (8.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.1").

Average rainfall days in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, May and December (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (14 days).

Average snowfall in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 2.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (17.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 47.6°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 March (39.5°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in October - Kodiak, 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, November and December (UV index 0).