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

October weather forecast and climate
Albuquerque, NM

A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
October, like September, is another pleasant autumn month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 46°F (7.8°C).

Temperature

In Albuquerque, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 80.8°F (27.1°C) in September, to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Albuquerque is 45.3%.

Rainfall

In October, in Albuquerque, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout October, 1" (25.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 61.2 days and collects up to 9.5" (240.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Albuquerque are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Albuquerque, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 6 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Albuquerque?

In October, in Albuquerque, the average high-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Albuquerque?

In October, the average relative humidity in Albuquerque is 45.3%.

How many days does it rain in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, during October, the rain falls for 5.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1" (25.9mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Albuquerque?

October is the first month it typically snows in Albuquerque. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.3" (7.6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albuquerque have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Albuquerque is 9.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 69°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (46.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 45.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (56.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (29.8%).

Average rainfall in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.2 days).

Average snowfall in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (2.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

Average UV index in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).