Sand Point
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Sand Point, AK

October, like September, is another chilly autumn month in Sand Point, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average high of 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Temperature

In Sand Point, Alaska, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases, from a cool 54°F (12.2°C) in September, to a chilly 46.6°F (8.1°C). In October, in Sand Point, the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Rainfall

In Sand Point, during October, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (98.8mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 145 rainfall days, and 44.7" (1134.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sand Point snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Sand Point is 48°F (8.9°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Sand Point, the average length of the day in October is 10.4h.

What is the temperature in October in Sand Point?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Sand Point, Alaska, is 46.6°F (8.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Sand Point?

In Sand Point, Alaska, in October, during 12 rainfall days, 3.9" (98.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Sand Point in October?

In Sand Point, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Sand Point?

In Sand Point, Alaska, snow does not fall in May through October.

How cold is the water in October in Sand Point?

In Sand Point, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in October is 48°F (8.9°C). Swimming in 48°F (8.9°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in October in Sand Point?

In Sand Point, Alaska, the average length of the day in October is 10.4h.
Average temperature in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 46.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 37.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (48.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (27°F).

Average rainfall in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (6.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and December (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (10 days).

Average snowfall in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 47.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in October - Sand Point, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).