October weather forecast and climate
Alamosa, CO

A vast field near the iconic dune field in Alamosa, Colorado, with a back view of the vast brown sandy dune hotbed and distant mountain ranges
A vast field near the iconic dune field in Alamosa, Colorado, with a back view of the vast brown sandy dune hotbed and distant mountain ranges

Weather in October

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Alamosa, Colorado, with average temperature ranging between min 34.3°F (1.3°C) and max 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from an agreeable 72.3°F (22.4°C) in September, to a moderate 59°F (15°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 47%.

Rainfall

In October, in Alamosa, the rain falls for 3.8 days. Throughout October, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Alamosa, there are 77.3 rainfall days, and 7.24" (184mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Alamosa. October is the first month it typically snows in Alamosa. Throughout October, in the average 1.6 snowfall days, it receives 2.05" (52mm) of snow. In Alamosa, during the entire year, snow falls for 37 days, and aggregates up to 20.08" (510mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Alamosa, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Alamosa is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Alamosa, Colorado, are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Alamosa?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 59°F (15°C), while the average low-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Alamosa?

The average relative humidity in October is 47%.

How many days does it rain in October in Alamosa?

In October, in Alamosa, the rain falls for 3.8 days. Throughout October, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Alamosa?

October is the first month it typically snows in Alamosa, Colorado. Throughout October, in the average 1.6 snowfall days, it receives 2.05" (52mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Alamosa, Colorado, is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Alamosa?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Alamosa?

Months with the lowest UV index in Alamosa, Colorado, are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Alamosa?

In Alamosa, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Alamosa, CO

Average temperature in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 34.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Alamosa, CO

Average pressure in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91").

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Average wind speed in October
Alamosa, CO

Average wind speed in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Alamosa, CO

Average humidity in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in October
Alamosa, CO

Average rainfall in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.18").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are November and December (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in October
Alamosa, CO

Average rainfall days in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Alamosa, CO

Average snowfall in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 2.05"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and March (3.5").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Alamosa, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Alamosa, CO

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Alamosa, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 23.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Alamosa, CO

Average UV index in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Alamosa, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 12

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 25).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in October
Alamosa, CO

Average visibility in October - Alamosa, CO
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (5mi).

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