October weather forecast
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, the same as September, in Albany, New York, is another mild autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 58.1°F (14.5°C) and an average low of 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Albany, the average relative humidity in October 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

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. 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. In Albany, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.4 days and aggregates up to 27.2" (691mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Albany, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 2min.
On the first day of October in Albany, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:49 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Albany. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Albany?

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

What is the wettest month in Albany?

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.

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.

When does it start to snow in Albany?

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

What is the average length of the day in October in Albany?

In October, the average day length in Albany, New York, is 11h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Albany?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:49 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Albany have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Albany, New York, is 5.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Albany?

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

How high is the UV index 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 threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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).
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
Albany, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The 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).
The 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

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

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