October weather forecast
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

Weather in October

October, like September, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is another comfortable autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.6°F (8.1°C) and max 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C) in September to a comfortable 66.6°F (19.2°C). In October, in Albuquerque, the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Albuquerque is 43%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout October, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Albuquerque, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 8.23" (209mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Albuquerque. October is the first month it typically snows in Albuquerque. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.6 days and aggregates up to 7.99" (203mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 17min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:13 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Albuquerque is 7.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in October, the average high-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is computed to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Albuquerque?

The average relative humidity in October in Albuquerque is 43%.

How many days does it rain in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in October, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Albuquerque?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length in Albuquerque is 11h and 17min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Albuquerque?

On the first day of October in Albuquerque, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 6:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:13 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 7.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Albuquerque?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average temperature in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 66.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average pressure in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average wind speed in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average humidity in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall days in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Albuquerque, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.44").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Albuquerque, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average UV index in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Albuquerque, NM

Average visibility in October - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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