Albany
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
October, the same as September, in Albany, New York, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature varying between 39.6°F (4.2°C) and 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 72.1°F (22.3°C) in September, to a mild 59.7°F (15.4°C). In Albany, in October, the average low-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 72.4%.

Rainfall

In Albany, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 3.7" (93.5mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.8 days and collects up to 39.4" (999.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows in Albany, New York. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.3" (7.6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Albany, New York, there are 34.8 snowfall days, and 60.3" (1531.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Albany, New York, is 5.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Albany is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the 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 - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Albany?

In October, in Albany, the average high-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Albany?

In October, the average relative humidity in Albany, New York, is 72.4%.

How many days does it rain in October in Albany?

In Albany, New York, in October, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 3.7" (93.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Albany?

October is the first month it typically snows in Albany. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.3" (7.6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albany have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Albany?

The average sunshine in October in Albany is 5.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Albany?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 59.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 39.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.5°F).

Average humidity in October - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 72.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (75.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.2%).

Average rainfall in October - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.2").

Average rainfall days in October - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (17.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in October - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).