October weather forecast
Aurora, CO

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Weather in October

October brings a significant drop in temperatures in Aurora, going down to 62.2°F (16.8°C), marking a clearer transition into the cooler months. The pleasant October weather is often a crisp contrast to the hotter summer months. Rainfall continues its decreasing trend with infrequent showers scattered throughout the month. The days start to become shorter, with fewer daylight and sunshine hours, setting the stage for the approaching winter season. Wind speeds tend to increase, adding a chill to the air.

Temperature

Aurora in October experiences a marked decrease in the average high-temperature, descending from September's warm 78.1°F (25.6°C) to a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C). Nightfall in October introduces a considerable dip in temperature in Aurora, settling at an average of 39.6°F (4.2°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Aurora is 48%.

Rainfall

In Aurora, in October, it is raining for 7.3 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Aurora, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.3 days and collects up to 11.69" (297mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Aurora. Throughout October, in the average 2.9 snowfall days, it receives 3.62" (92mm) of snow. In Aurora, during the entire year, snow falls for 41.6 days and aggregates up to 27.95" (710mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 6:41 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, a daily maximum UV index of 3 leads to the following instructions:
Be cautious. Those with fair skin can be subjected to burns in fewer than 30 minutes. UV radiation from the Sun is most dangerous during midday; take precautions and seek shade. For holistic sun protection encompassing the eyes, ears, face, and neck, a wide-brim hat is key. Be careful! The Sun's UV radiation can nearly be doubled by the reflective quality of snow.
Updated: Feb 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the average October temperature in Aurora?

Aurora in October has an average high-temperature of 62.2°F (16.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Aurora?

In Aurora, the average relative humidity in October is 48%.

How many days does it rain in October in Aurora?

In Aurora, in October, during 7.3 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Aurora?

October is the first month it typically snows in Aurora, Colorado. Throughout October, in the average 2.9 snowfall days, it receives 3.62" (92mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 8min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Aurora?

On the first day of October in Aurora, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 6:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Aurora have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 7.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Aurora?

In Aurora, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Aurora, CO

Average temperature in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (40.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 39.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.7°F).

Average pressure in October
Aurora, CO

Average pressure in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and June (29.9"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Aurora, CO

Average wind speed in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are September and December (6.5mph).

Average humidity in October
Aurora, CO

Average humidity in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 48%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (42%).

Average rainfall in October
Aurora, CO

Average rainfall in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.43").

Average rainfall days in October
Aurora, CO

Average rainfall days in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

Average snowfall in October
Aurora, CO

Average snowfall in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 3.62"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.49").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Aurora, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 3min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in October
Aurora, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.2 days).

Average UV index in October
Aurora, CO

Average UV index in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in October
Aurora, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Aurora, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 15).

Average visibility in October
Aurora, CO

Average visibility in October - Aurora, CO
  • 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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