October weather forecast
Los Alamos, NM

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Los Alamos, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between min 40.5°F (4.7°C) and max 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C) in September to a comfortable 61.5°F (16.4°C). In October, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the average low-temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 48%.

Rainfall

In Los Alamos, during October, the rain falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 106.2 rainfall days, and 12.05" (306mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Los Alamos. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Los Alamos, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.9 days and aggregates up to 19.69" (500mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Los Alamos, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of October in Los Alamos, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:10 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.5h.

UV index

In Los Alamos, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Los Alamos?

In October, the average relative humidity in Los Alamos is 48%.

How much does it rain in Los Alamos in October?

In October, the rain falls for 6.9 days. Throughout October, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Los Alamos?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Los Alamos have in October?

In Los Alamos, the average day length in October is 11h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Los Alamos?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:10 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Los Alamos have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 7.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Los Alamos?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average temperature in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average pressure in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average wind speed in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average humidity in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (33%).

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Average rainfall in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall days in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.24").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall days in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.1 days).
The 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
Los Alamos, NM

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average UV index in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Los Alamos, NM

Average visibility in October - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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