October weather forecast and climate
Skagway, AK

October is the wettest month of the year in Skagway with the rain gauge accumulating 4.2" (106.7mm) in 18 rainy days. The brief autumn season sees average temperatures in the cold 37°F (2.8°C) to 48°range.
October usually records the first snowfall of the season of 1.2" (30.5mm). Although the Skagway port is busy, the end of the warm weather period sees a significant decrease in visitor numbers. The decline in sunshine accompanies a fall in temperatures, as the skies remain mainly overcast. Evenings become progressively colder and even frosty at times. Layered clothing suits best in October in Skagway along with rain protection.
Average temperature in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 48°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°F).

Average rainfall in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 4.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.1").

Average rainfall days in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).