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

October weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in NM, and a view of high mountains in the back, and a bright yellow-orange sunset sky
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in NM, and a view of high mountains in the back, and a bright yellow-orange sunset sky
Octubre, the same as Septiembre, is another enjoyable autumn month in Taos, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 32°F (0°C) and an average high of 65.8°F (18.8°C).

Temperature

In Octubre, the average high-temperature decreases, from a moderately hot 76.5°F (24.7°C) in Septiembre, to a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). In Taos, New Mexico, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Rainfall

In Taos, in Octubre, during 5 rainfall days, 1.08" (27.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Taos, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 69 days and collects up to 12.31" (312.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are Enero through Mayo, Octubre through Diciembre. Octubre is the first month it typically snows. Throughout Octubre, Taos receives 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow. In Taos, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 29" (736.7mm).

Daylight

In Octubre, the average length of the day in Taos is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Octubre, the average sunshine in Taos is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Octubre is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In Octubre, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in Octubre in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in Octubre, the average high-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

How many days does it rain in Octubre in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in Octubre, during 5 rainfall days, 1.08" (27.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Taos?

Octubre is the first month it typically snows in Taos, New Mexico. Throughout Octubre, Taos receives 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in Octubre in Taos?

The average length of the day in Octubre in Taos is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in Octubre in Taos?

The average sunshine in Octubre is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in Octubre in Taos?

In Octubre, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 32°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.7°F).

Average rainfall in October - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.9").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and December (0.6").

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Taos, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).