October weather forecast and climate
Crested Butte, CO

Scenic wooden holiday homes amid trees and great scenery in a village in Crested Butte, Colorado, a view of the snowy Mount Butte in the back
Scenic wooden holiday homes amid trees and great scenery in a village in Crested Butte, Colorado, a view of the snowy Mount Butte in the back

Weather in October

October, like September, is a frosty autumn month in Crested Butte, Colorado, with average temperature varying between 44.6°F (7°C) and 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C) in September, to a frosty 44.6°F (7°C). In Crested Butte, the average low-temperature is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Crested Butte is 65%.

Rainfall

In October, in Crested Butte, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout October, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Crested Butte, Colorado, during the entire year, the rain falls for 117.4 days and collects up to 29.33" (745mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Crested Butte are January through December. In Crested Butte, in October, snow falls for 12.6 days, with typically accumulated 12.64" (321mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Crested Butte, there are 159 snowfall days, and 149.53" (3798mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Crested Butte is 6.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Crested Butte, Colorado, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Crested Butte?

In October, the average relative humidity is 65%.

How much does it rain in Crested Butte in October?

In Crested Butte, during October, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Crested Butte?

In October, in Crested Butte, it is snowing for 12.6 days. Throughout October, 12.64" (321mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Crested Butte have in October?

In Crested Butte, Colorado, the average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Crested Butte?

The average sunshine in October in Crested Butte is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Crested Butte?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average temperature in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 44.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (67.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and December (22.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0°F).

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Average pressure in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average pressure in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.95").

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Average wind speed in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average wind speed in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average humidity in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

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Average rainfall in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average rainfall in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average rainfall days in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average snowfall in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 12.64"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (23.94").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.16").

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Average snowfall days in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (21.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.7 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Crested Butte, CO

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

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

  • 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: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average UV index in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in October
Crested Butte, CO

Average visibility in October - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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