Pittsfield
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
October, the same as September, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 57.7°F (14.3°C) and an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from an agreeable 69.1°F (20.6°C) in September, to a mild 57.7°F (14.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Pittsfield, is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 4.7" (119.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Pittsfield are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Pittsfield. Throughout October, Pittsfield receives 0.3" (7.6mm) of snow. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 75.9" (1927.8mm).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Pittsfield is 11h.

Sunshine

In Pittsfield, the average sunshine in October is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, in October, the average high-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

How much does it rain in Pittsfield in October?

In October, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout October, 4.7" (119.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Pittsfield?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 4.7" (119.6mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Pittsfield?

October is the first month it typically snows in Pittsfield. Throughout October, Pittsfield receives 0.3" (7.6mm) of snow.

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

In Pittsfield, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pittsfield have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Pittsfield is 6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Pittsfield?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in October: 57.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in October: 4.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

Average snowfall in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in October - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).