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

October weather forecast and climate
Palmer, AK

Buildings, rocks, and high surrounding mountains in the scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
Buildings, rocks, and high surrounding mountains in the scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
October, the same as September, is a wintry autumn month in Palmer, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 36.7°F (2.6°C) and 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 48.7°F (9.3°C) in September, to a wintry 36.7°F (2.6°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In October, in Palmer, the rain falls for 15.5 days. Throughout October, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Palmer, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190.7 days and collects up to 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Palmer is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Palmer?

In October, in Palmer, the average high-temperature is 36.7°F (2.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Palmer?

In October, the average relative humidity in Palmer, Alaska, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October in Palmer?

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

How much does it snow in Palmer in October?

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?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Palmer?

The average sunshine in October is 6.4h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Palmer?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value 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 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: 0°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°F).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is January (0.91").

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 lowest number of rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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 lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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 lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.4h

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

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).