October weather forecast and climate
Valdez, AK

Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska
Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska

Weather in October

October, like September, in Valdez, Alaska, is another cold autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 27.1°F (-2.7°C) and max 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 43.9°F (6.6°C) in September, to a wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Humidity

In Valdez, the average relative humidity in October is 84%.

Rainfall

In Valdez, in October, during 17.7 rainfall days, 7.2" (183mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Valdez, there are 167.5 rainfall days, and 56.73" (1441mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In October, it is snowing for 2.5 days. Throughout October, 1.85" (47mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 88.9 snowfall days, and 114.06" (2897mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 49.1°F (9.5°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Valdez, the average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Valdez, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Valdez?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Valdez, Alaska, is 32.5°F (0.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Valdez?

In October, the average relative humidity in Valdez is 84%.

How much does it rain in Valdez in October?

In October, in Valdez, Alaska, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout October, 7.2" (183mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, during October, snow falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, in October, the average water temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Valdez have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Valdez?

In October, the average sunshine in Valdez is 4.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Valdez?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Valdez, AK

Average temperature in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 32.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (53.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 27.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10°F).

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Average pressure in October
Valdez, AK

Average pressure in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.74"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.69").

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Average wind speed in October
Valdez, AK

Average wind speed in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Valdez, AK

Average humidity in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, June, July and November (83%).

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Average rainfall in October
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 7.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (7.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in October
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Valdez, AK

Average snowfall in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.85"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (26.73").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Valdez, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (17.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Valdez, AK

Average sea temperature in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 49°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.9°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Valdez, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Valdez, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Valdez, AK

Average UV index in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Valdez, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).

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Average visibility in October
Valdez, AK

Average visibility in October - Valdez, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is June (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and April (4mi).

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