October weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in October

October, like September, in Artesia, New Mexico, is another warm autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 75.6°F (24.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from 85.6°F (29.8°C) in September, to a still warm 75.6°F (24.2°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

In Artesia, the average relative humidity in October is 44%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout October, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Artesia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Artesia snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Artesia is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Artesia?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Artesia, New Mexico, is 75.6°F (24.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Artesia?

In October, the average relative humidity in Artesia, New Mexico, is 44%.

How much does it rain in Artesia in October?

In Artesia, during October, the rain falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Artesia in October?

In Artesia, New Mexico, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Artesia?

In Artesia snow does not fall in March through October.

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

The average length of the day in October is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Artesia?

In Artesia, the average sunshine in October is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Artesia?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Artesia is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 75.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 56.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in October
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 44%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in October
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in October
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall days in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in October
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Artesia, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Artesia, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in October
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in October - Artesia, 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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