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

October weather forecast and climate
Kotzebue, AK

An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
October, like September, is another subzero cold autumn month in Kotzebue, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Temperature

In Kotzebue, the average high-temperature in October declines considerably, from a chilly 46.4°F (8°C) in September, to a subzero cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C). In Kotzebue, in October, the average low-temperature is 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Rainfall

In Kotzebue, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 0.9" (24.1mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kotzebue, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 10.1" (255.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Kotzebue, snow falls for 7.4 days, with typically accumulated 5.8" (147.3mm) of snow. In Kotzebue, during the entire year, snow falls for 55 days, and aggregates up to 39.3" (998.2mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Kotzebue, Alaska, the average seawater temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 9.3h.

What is the temperature in October in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, in October, the average high-temperature is 27.5°F (-2.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

How much does it rain in Kotzebue in October?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in October, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 0.9" (24.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in October, during 7.4 snowfall days, 5.8" (147.3mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in October, the average water temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Kotzebue have in October?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, the average length of the day in October is 9.3h.
Average temperature in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (60°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-9.9°F).

Average rainfall in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.3").

Average rainfall days in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 5.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 38.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (29.4°F).

Average daylight in October - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).