October weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in October

October, like September, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature varying between 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C) in September, to an enjoyable 61.5°F (16.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Santa Fe, is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

In Santa Fe, the average relative humidity is 47%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, in October, it is raining for 6.4 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Santa Fe are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Santa Fe. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 36 snowfall days, and 22.68" (576mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

In Santa Fe, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in October, the average high-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, the average relative humidity in October is 47%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in October?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during October, the rain falls for 6.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Santa Fe?

October is the first month it typically snows in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Fe have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine in October is 7.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Santa Fe?

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

Average temperature in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.6°F

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

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Average pressure in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.88").

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Average wind speed in October
Santa Fe, NM

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Santa Fe, 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: 7.5h

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

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Average sunshine days in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in October - Santa Fe, 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in October - Santa Fe, 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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