October weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Amherst, New York, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 58.6°F (14.8°C) and an average low of 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a pleasant 72°F (22.2°C) in September to a mild 58.6°F (14.8°C). In Amherst, New York, in October, the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, New York, in October, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Amherst, New York, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Amherst. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Amherst, there are 77.2 snowfall days, and 30.94" (786mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 2min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 6:08 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Amherst is 4.4h.

UV index

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Amherst?

The average relative humidity in October in Amherst is 76%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in October?

In Amherst, New York, during October, the rain falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Amherst?

October is the first month it typically snows in Amherst. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length is 11h and 2min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Amherst?

On the first day of October in Amherst, New York, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 6:08 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, the average sunshine duration in October is 4.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Amherst?

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Amherst, NY

Average temperature in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 47.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Amherst, NY

Average pressure in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30"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
Amherst, NY

Average wind speed in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Amherst, NY

Average humidity in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in October
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.16"

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
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 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
Amherst, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Amherst, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Amherst, NY

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Amherst, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Amherst, NY

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

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

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