October weather forecast and climate
Vail, CO

Sunrise over Vail, Colorado hitting the slope of a mountain with nearby golden colored trees and a hill in the distance
Sunrise over Vail, Colorado hitting the slope of a mountain with nearby golden colored trees and a hill in the distance

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Vail, Colorado, is another chilly autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 23.7°F (-4.6°C) and max 46.2°F (7.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a comfortable 61.9°F (16.6°C) in September, to a chilly 46.2°F (7.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Vail, Colorado, is 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Vail, Colorado, is 64%.

Rainfall

In Vail, during October, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Vail, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 14.8" (376mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Vail are January through December. In October, it is snowing for 8.1 days. Throughout October, 5.91" (150mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 107.8 snowfall days, and 77.72" (1974mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Vail is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Vail, Colorado, is 7.1h.

UV index

In Vail, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Vail?

In Vail, in October, the average high-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Vail?

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

How much does it rain in Vail in October?

In Vail, Colorado, in October, during 3.8 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Vail?

In Vail, during October, snow falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.91" (150mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Vail have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Vail, Colorado, is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Vail have in October?

In Vail, the average sunshine in October is 7.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Vail?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Vail, CO

Average temperature in October - Vail, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 46.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (70.3°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (24.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.2°F).

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Average pressure in October
Vail, CO

Average pressure in October - Vail, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.21").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in October
Vail, CO

Average wind speed in October - Vail, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Vail, CO

Average humidity in October - Vail, 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 (51%).

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Average rainfall in October
Vail, CO

Average rainfall in October - Vail, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.83"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in October
Vail, CO

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Vail, CO

Average snowfall in October - Vail, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 5.91"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.38").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.12").

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Average snowfall days in October
Vail, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Vail, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (16 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.3 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Vail, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Vail, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Vail, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Vail, CO

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

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Vail, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Vail, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in October
Vail, CO

Average visibility in October - Vail, 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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