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

October weather forecast and climate
Seward, AK

Aerial view over the busy Small Boat Harbor in Seward City, Alaska
Aerial view over the busy Small Boat Harbor in Seward City, Alaska
October, the same as September, in Seward, Alaska, is a frosty autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 34.7°F (1.5°C) and 44.4°F (6.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C) in September, to a chilly 44.4°F (6.9°C). In October, in Seward, the average low-temperature is 34.7°F (1.5°C).

Rainfall

In Seward, Alaska, in October, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 9.4" (237.5mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Seward, there are 171.6 rainfall days, and 73.3" (1862.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Seward are January through May, October through December.

Ocean temperature

In Seward, the average seawater temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°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 October, the average length of the day in Seward is 10.1h.

What is the temperature in October in Seward?

In Seward, in October, the average high-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.7°F (1.5°C).

How much does it rain in Seward in October?

In Seward, Alaska, in October, during 16.5 rainfall days, 9.4" (237.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Seward?

October is the first month it typically snows in Seward. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Seward?

In Seward, Alaska, in October, the average water temperature is 49.3°F (9.6°C). Swimming in 49.3°F (9.6°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 Seward?

In October, the average length of the day in Seward is 10.1h.
Average temperature in October - Seward, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 44.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 34.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°F).

Average rainfall in October - Seward, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 9.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (9.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (2.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Seward, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (16.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (11.6 days).

Average snowfall in October - Seward, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (15.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Seward, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (6.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Seward, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 49.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39°F).

Average daylight in October - Seward, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h).