October weather forecast
Scottsdale, AZ

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A scenic waterfront canal running through Scottsdale, Arizona
A scenic waterfront canal running through Scottsdale, Arizona

Weather in October

October sees a further decrease in temperatures, making the weather in Scottsdale, Arizona more enjoyable. The increased cloud cover adds variety to the skies while enticing residents to the outdoors. As the monsoon retreats, rainfall decreases to less than an inch, bringing drier days. While the cooler wind gusts of 7.4mph (11.9km/h) offer relief, the shorter days hint at the impending winter. October lays the foundation for the mild climate that Arizona is renowned for during the fall and winter months.

Temperature

Scottsdale in October demonstrates a small temperature transition, adjusting from an average high of a sweltering 95.9°F (35.5°C) in September to a warm 84.7°F (29.3°C). Scottsdale witnesses an average low-temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C) throughout the month of October.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 31%.

Rainfall

In Scottsdale, in October, during 3.9 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Scottsdale, Arizona, during the entire year, the rain falls for 57.7 days and collects up to 7.72" (196mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 6:11 pm. On the last day of October, in Scottsdale, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 5:36 pm MST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Scottsdale, Arizona, is 8.1h.

UV index

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 6 during October translates into the following recommendations:
Escape overexposure. People with light skin may incur burns in fewer than 20 minutes. Stay in the shade and avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a period when UV radiation is particularly strong, noting that parasols or canopies may not offer total sun protection. Sun protection is enhanced with clothing that boasts a tight weave yet offers a loose fit.

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Scottsdale during October?

Scottsdale in October has an average high-temperature of 84.7°F (29.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Scottsdale?

In October, the average relative humidity in Scottsdale is 31%.

How much does it rain in Scottsdale in October?

In October, in Scottsdale, the rain falls for 3.9 days. Throughout October, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in October in Scottsdale?

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the average day length in October is 11h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Scottsdale?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 6:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 5:36 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Scottsdale have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Scottsdale, Arizona, is 8.1h.

How high is the UV index in October in Scottsdale?

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average temperature in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average high temperature in October: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (102.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (62.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 66.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (84.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46.9°F).

Average pressure in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average pressure in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average pressure in October: 29.92"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.81"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average wind speed in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and May (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.4mph).

Average humidity in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average humidity in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average humidity in October: 31%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (44%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (16%).

Average rainfall in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average rainfall in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.08").

Average rainfall days in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average rainfall days in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average sunshine days in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in October: 26.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (16.8 days).

Average UV index in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average UV index in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average cloud cover in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in October: 9

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 5).

Average visibility in October
Scottsdale, AZ

Average visibility in October - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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