October is warm to cold in the fall season of Idaho and full of brilliant colors. The average high temperatures are in the range of 55°F (12.8°C) to 70°F (21.1°C), while the average low temperatures are between 26°F (-3.3°C) to 45°F (7.2°C) statewide. Fall colors are at their peak by mid-October, and the refreshing air, scenic wilderness, and abundant wildlife make the conditions lively. Hues of yellow, orange, red, and purple color the beautiful landscape. The hunting and fishing and seasons are in full swing, with plenty of deer, elk, mountain sheep as well as trout, bass, and salmon for company. The harvest season brings ample sugar beets, potatoes, onions, apples, pumpkins in the numerous farmers' markets of the countryside. Rain is negligible, but jackets and long pants offer comfort in the autumn than shorts and t-shirts of summer. Pack in layers if the objective is to explore the colors in the mountains in October in Idaho.