October weather forecast
Alma, CO

The beauty of the Bristlecone Pines up the hill looking over to Alma and Fairplay, Colorado
The beauty of the Bristlecone Pines up the hill looking over to Alma and Fairplay, Colorado

Weather in October

October, like September, is a frosty autumn month in Alma, Colorado, with an average temperature ranging between max 43.7°F (6.5°C) and min 23°F (-5°C).

Temperature

In Alma, the average high-temperature in October significantly decreases from a mild 58.8°F (14.9°C) in September to a chilly 43.7°F (6.5°C). In October, in Alma, the average low-temperature is 23°F (-5°C).

Humidity

In Alma, the average relative humidity in October is 64%.

Rainfall

In October, in Alma, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout October, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Alma, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.5 days and collects up to 22.13" (562mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Alma. In Alma, Colorado, during October, snow falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.45" (240mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 139 snowfall days, and 101.69" (2583mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 9min.
On the first day of October in Alma, Colorado, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Alma is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 average humidity in October in Alma?

In Alma, the average relative humidity in October is 64%.

How much does it rain in Alma in October?

In Alma, Colorado, in October, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Alma?

In Alma, in October, during 11.6 snowfall days, 9.45" (240mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in October in Alma, Colorado, is 11h and 9min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Alma?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:04 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Alma?

The average sunshine duration in October in Alma is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Alma?

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

Average temperature in October
Alma, CO

Average temperature in October - Alma, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 43.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (22.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Alma, CO

Average pressure in October - Alma, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.2"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Alma, CO

Average wind speed in October - Alma, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Alma, CO

Average humidity in October - Alma, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

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Average rainfall in October
Alma, CO

Average rainfall in October - Alma, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in October
Alma, CO

Average rainfall days in October - Alma, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Alma, CO

Average snowfall in October - Alma, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 9.45"

The month with the highest snowfall is May (16.26").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.16").

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Average snowfall days in October
Alma, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Alma, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (18.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.5 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Alma, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 9min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Alma, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Alma, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Alma, CO

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

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Alma, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Alma, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in October
Alma, CO

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

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (4mi).

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