October weather forecast
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in October

October, like September, in Palmer, Alaska, is a wintry autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average high of 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

In Palmer, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 48.7°F (9.3°C) in September, to a cold 36.7°F (2.6°C). In October, in Palmer, the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Palmer, Alaska,, during 15.5 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 190.7 rainfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Palmer, during October, snow falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 76.2 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 9.9h.

Sunshine

In Palmer, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

In Palmer, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Palmer?

The average relative humidity in October in Palmer is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, during October, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, during October, snow falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Palmer, Alaska, is 9.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average sunshine in October is 6.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 36.7°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 (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.72"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7").

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Average wind speed in October
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in October
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.38"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Palmer, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Palmer, AK

Average UV index in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in October
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (4mi).

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