October weather forecast and climate
Gallup, NM

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Gallup, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 74.7°F (23.7°C) in September, to a comfortable 62.8°F (17.1°C). In October, in Gallup, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 44%.

Rainfall

In Gallup, during October, the rain falls for 5.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation. In Gallup, during the entire year, the rain falls for 69.2 days and collects up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gallup, New Mexico, are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Gallup. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Gallup, there are 24.1 snowfall days, and 10.91" (277mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Gallup is 7.4h.

UV index

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

The average high-temperature, in October, in Gallup, is 62.8°F (17.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Gallup?

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

How much does it rain in Gallup in October?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in October, during 5.2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Gallup?

October is the first month it typically snows in Gallup, New Mexico. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gallup have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Gallup, New Mexico, is 7.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Gallup?

In Gallup, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Gallup, NM

Average temperature in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Gallup, NM

Average pressure in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in October
Gallup, NM

Average wind speed in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Gallup, NM

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

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Average rainfall in October
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.06").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May and June (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in October
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall days in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Gallup, NM

Average snowfall in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.91").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Gallup, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gallup, 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: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in October
Gallup, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 24.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Gallup, NM

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Gallup, NM

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Gallup, NM

Average visibility in October - Gallup, 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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