October weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Albany, New York, with average temperature varying between 58.1°F (14.5°C) and 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

In Albany, the average high-temperature drops, from a pleasant 71.4°F (21.9°C) in September, to a moderate 58.1°F (14.5°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Albany is 79%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 14.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Albany. October is the first month it typically snows in Albany. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 50.4 snowfall days, and 27.2" (691mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Albany, New York, is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Albany are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Albany?

In Albany, in October, the average high-temperature is 58.1°F (14.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.2°F (6.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Albany?

In October, the average relative humidity in Albany is 79%.

How many days does it rain in October in Albany?

In Albany, in October, it is raining for 14.7 days, with typically 3.19" (81mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Albany?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Albany. Rain falls for 14.7 days and accumulates 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Albany?

October is the first month it typically snows in Albany. Throughout October, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albany have in October?

In Albany, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albany have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Albany, New York, is 5.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Albany?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Albany?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Albany, New York, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Albany, NY

Average temperature in October - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.1°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 (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 43.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Albany, NY

Average pressure in October - Albany, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in October
Albany, NY

Average wind speed in October - Albany, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Albany, NY

Average humidity in October - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Albany, NY

Average rainfall in October - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in October
Albany, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Albany, NY

Average snowfall in October - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Albany, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 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
Albany, NY

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Albany, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Albany, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in October
Albany, NY

Average UV index in October - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Albany, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Albany, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Albany, NY

Average visibility in October - Albany, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, August and September (5mi).

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