October weather forecast and climate
Farmington, NM

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Farmington, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 45°F (7.2°C) and max 64°F (17.8°C).

Temperature

In Farmington, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderately hot 77.9°F (25.5°C) in September, to a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Farmington, is 45°F (7.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Farmington is 41%.

Rainfall

In Farmington, New Mexico, during October, the rain falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation. In Farmington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 88.9 days and collects up to 9.57" (243mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Farmington. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 25.5 snowfall days, and 14.61" (371mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Farmington?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 64°F (17.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Farmington?

The average relative humidity in October in Farmington is 41%.

How much does it rain in Farmington in October?

In October, in Farmington, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout October, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Farmington?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Farmington have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Farmington?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Farmington?

In Farmington, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Farmington, NM

Average temperature in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 64°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Farmington, NM

Average pressure in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

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Average wind speed in October
Farmington, NM

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Farmington, NM

Average humidity in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

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Average rainfall in October
Farmington, NM

Average rainfall in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in October
Farmington, NM

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (3.5 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Farmington, NM

Average snowfall in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.04").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Farmington, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.8 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
Farmington, NM

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Farmington, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (24.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Farmington, NM

Average UV index in October - Farmington, 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Farmington, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Farmington, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Farmington, NM

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

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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