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

Weather in October

October, like September, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is another enjoyable autumn month, with 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). The average low-temperature, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 43%.

Rainfall

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, in October, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 8.23" (209mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are January through April, October through December. 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, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.6 days, and aggregates up to 7.99" (203mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

In Albuquerque, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. 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?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 66.6°F (19.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Albuquerque?

In October, the average relative humidity is 43%.

How many days does it rain in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, during October, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) 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 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albuquerque have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in October?

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

What is the UV index intensity in October in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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).
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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 11.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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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).
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

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

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