October weather forecast
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in October

October, like September, is a freezing cold autumn month in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, with an average temperature varying between 26.6°F (-3°C) and 21.4°F (-5.9°C).

Temperature

In Prudhoe Bay, the average high-temperature in October drops from a wintry 39.2°F (4°C) in September to a subzero cold 26.6°F (-3°C). In October, in Prudhoe Bay, the average low-temperature is 21.4°F (-5.9°C).

Humidity

In Prudhoe Bay, the average relative humidity in October is 87%.

Rainfall

In Prudhoe Bay, it is raining for 4.1 days, with typically 0.35" (9mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 52.1 rainfall days, and 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In Prudhoe Bay, snow falls for 15.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.69" (43mm) of snow. In Prudhoe Bay, during the entire year, snow falls for 122.8 days and aggregates up to 10.24" (260mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 8h and 48min.
On the first day of October in Prudhoe Bay, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 7:14 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 10:23 am and sunset at 4:49 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 3.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay are February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, in October, the average high-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.4°F (-5.9°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average relative humidity in October is 87%.

How much does it rain in Prudhoe Bay in October?

In October, in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the rain falls for 4.1 days. Throughout October, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Prudhoe Bay in October?

In Prudhoe Bay, during October, snow falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In October, the average day length in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is 8h and 48min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 7:14 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 10:23 am and sunset at 4:49 pm AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is 3.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay?

February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay.

What is the UV index reading in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average temperature in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 26.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (51.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average pressure in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.88"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average wind speed in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average humidity in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 87%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, April and December (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.81").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 8h and 48min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 18h and 13min).
The months with the shortest days are June and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (14 days).

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Average UV index in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average UV index in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 70

The months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 76).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in October
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average visibility in October - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, March and December (4mi).

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