Colorado Springs
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Colorado Springs, CO

Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with average temperature fluctuating between 63°F (17.2°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 74.5°F (23.6°C) in September, to an enjoyable 63°F (17.2°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Rainfall

In Colorado Springs, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.8" (20.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, during the entire year, the rain falls for 91.6 days and collects up to 16.5" (419mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In October, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, it is snowing for 1.8 days. Throughout October, 3.1" (78.7mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 28.7 snowfall days, and 37.7" (957.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Colorado Springs is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Colorado Springs is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Colorado Springs is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Colorado Springs?

In October, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the average high-temperature is 63°F (17.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

How much does it rain in Colorado Springs in October?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.8" (20.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Colorado Springs in October?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, during October, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.1" (78.7mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Colorado Springs?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 63°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (42.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 35.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.5°F).

Average rainfall in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0.3").

Average rainfall days in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 3.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).