Alamogordo
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Alamogordo, NM

High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Jersey, and a far view of more hill ranges
High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Jersey, and a far view of more hill ranges
October, like September, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is another warm autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 42.8°F (6°C) and max 73.4°F (23°C).

Temperature

In Alamogordo, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C) in September, to a still warm 73.4°F (23°C). In Alamogordo, the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

Rainfall

In Alamogordo, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation. In Alamogordo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 56 days and collects up to 14.3" (363mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Alamogordo is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Alamogordo, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Alamogordo?

In October, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 73.4°F (23°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

How much does it rain in Alamogordo in October?

In October, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Alamogordo is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Alamogordo have in October?

In Alamogordo, New Mexico, the average sunshine in October is 9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Alamogordo?

In Alamogordo, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 73°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (90°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (54°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (59°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (25°F).

Average rainfall in October - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (0.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (2 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in October - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).