October weather forecast and climate
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in October

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Prudhoe Bay, during 4.1 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 52.1 days and collects up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, August through December. In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in October, during 15.5 snowfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of snow is typically accumulated. 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 Prudhoe Bay is 8.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Prudhoe Bay is 3.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in October transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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?

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

What is the average humidity in October in Prudhoe Bay?

The average relative humidity in October in Prudhoe Bay is 87%.

How many days does it rain in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, during October, the rain falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Prudhoe Bay?

In October, in Prudhoe Bay, it is snowing for 15.5 days. Throughout October, 1.69" (43mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Prudhoe Bay is 8.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Prudhoe Bay have in October?

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

What are the months 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, Alaska.

How high is the UV index in October in Prudhoe Bay?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Prudhoe Bay is 1. 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
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"

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

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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%

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: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
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

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

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

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