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

October weather forecast and climate
Yakutat, AK

A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
October, the same as September, in Yakutat, Alaska, is a frosty autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 34.9°F (1.6°C) and an average high of 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a mild 55.8°F (13.2°C) in September, to a chilly 47.5°F (8.6°C). The average low-temperature, is 34.9°F (1.6°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 24 days and typically aggregates up to 22" (559.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Yakutat. Throughout October, in the average 1.7 snowfall days, it receives 3.2" (81.3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 64 snowfall days, and 150.5" (3822.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Yakutat is 10.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Yakutat is 3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Yakutat is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Yakutat?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Yakutat, Alaska, is 47.5°F (8.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 34.9°F (1.6°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Yakutat?

In October, in Yakutat, Alaska, the rain falls for 24 days. Throughout October, 22" (559.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Yakutat?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Yakutat, Alaska. Rain falls for 24 days and accumulates 22" (559.1mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Yakutat?

October is the first month it typically snows in Yakutat. Throughout October, in the average 1.7 snowfall days, it receives 3.2" (81.3mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Yakutat?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Yakutat is 50°F (10°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 Yakutat have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Yakutat, Alaska, is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Yakutat have in October?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average sunshine in October is 3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Yakutat?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 47.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (60.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 34.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average rainfall in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (22").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 24 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average snowfall in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 3.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (31.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 50°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (57°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (43°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in October - Yakutat, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).