Whitefish
Montana, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Whitefish, MT

October, like September, in Whitefish, Montana, is a cool autumn month, with average temperature varying between 30.2°F (-1°C) and 53.6°F (12°C).

Temperature

In Whitefish, the average high-temperature plummets, from a pleasant 68°F (20°C) in September, to a cool 53.6°F (12°C). In Whitefish, in October, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Whitefish is October when the rain falls for 9 days and typically collects 1.2" (31mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Whitefish, Montana, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In Whitefish, Montana, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Whitefish, Montana, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in October in Whitefish?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Whitefish, is 53.6°F (12°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

How much does it rain in Whitefish in October?

In Whitefish, Montana, in October, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 1.2" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Whitefish?

October is the month with the least rainfall in Whitefish. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 1.2" (31mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Whitefish have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Whitefish?

The average sunshine in October is 5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Whitefish?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Whitefish, Montana, is 3. 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 - Whitefish, MT
  • Average high temperature in October: 54°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 30°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (46°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12°F).

Average rainfall in October - Whitefish, MT
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (1.2").

Average rainfall days in October - Whitefish, MT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and September (8 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Whitefish, MT
  • Average daylight in October: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in October - Whitefish, MT
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).