New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Gallup, NM

October, the same as September, in Gallup, New Mexico, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and max 69.1°F (20.6°C).


In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 80.1°F (26.7°C) in September, to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).


In Gallup, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.2" (30.2mm) of precipitation. In Gallup, during the entire year, the rain falls for 71 days and collects up to 11.4" (290.6mm) of precipitation.


Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December.


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

What is the temperature in October in Gallup?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in October, the average high-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

How much does it rain in Gallup in October?

In Gallup, in October, during 5 rainfall days, 1.2" (30.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Gallup?

October is the first month it typically snows in Gallup. Throughout October, Gallup receives 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Gallup have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.3h.
Average temperature in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 69°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 29°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (11°F).

Average rainfall in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and June (0.5").

Average rainfall days in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (3 days).

Average snowfall in October - Gallup, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.7"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (6.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).