October weather forecast
Tucson, AZ

Sunset in downtown Tucson, Arizona with a skyline and a sentinel peak in the distance
Sunset in downtown Tucson, Arizona with a skyline and a sentinel peak in the distance

Weather in October

October, like September, in Tucson, Arizona, is another warm autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In Tucson, the average high-temperature in October marginally drops from a tropical 88.7°F (31.5°C) in September to a moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). In Tucson, in October, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Humidity

In Tucson, Arizona, the average relative humidity in October is 35%.

Rainfall

In Tucson, in October, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Tucson, there are 66.1 rainfall days, and 7.95" (202mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Tucson, snow does not fall in February through December.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 22min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 6:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 5:34 pm MST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 8h.

UV index

In Tucson, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Tucson?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 81.1°F (27.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in September is estimated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Tucson?

In October, the average relative humidity in Tucson, Arizona, is 35%.

How many days does it rain in October in Tucson?

In October, the rain falls for 3.4 days. Throughout October, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Tucson?

In Tucson, Arizona, snow does not fall in February through December.

How many hours of daylight does Tucson have in October?

In October, the average day length in Tucson, Arizona, is 11h and 22min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Tucson?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 6:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 5:34 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Tucson have in October?

In Tucson, Arizona, the average sunshine duration in October is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Tucson?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Tucson, Arizona, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Tucson, AZ

Average temperature in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (96.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (60.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (43°F).

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Average pressure in October
Tucson, AZ

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Tucson, AZ

Average wind speed in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and May (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Tucson, AZ

Average humidity in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average humidity in October: 35%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (45%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (19%).

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Average rainfall in October
Tucson, AZ

Average rainfall in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.08").

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Average rainfall days in October
Tucson, AZ

Average rainfall days in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Tucson, AZ

Average snowfall in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.08").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Tucson, AZ

Average snowfall days in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 22min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Tucson, AZ

Average sunshine days in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in October: 26.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Tucson, AZ

Average UV index in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Tucson, AZ

Average cloud cover in October - Tucson, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in October: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in October
Tucson, AZ

Average visibility in October - Tucson, 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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