October weather forecast
Buffalo, NY

The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA
The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Buffalo, New York, with an average temperature ranging between min 47.1°F (8.4°C) and max 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Buffalo is 76%.

Rainfall

In Buffalo, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Buffalo. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Buffalo, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Buffalo is 59.5°F (15.3°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 59.5°F (15.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Buffalo is 11h and 2min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 6:09 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Buffalo, New York, is 4.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in October interpret into the following advice:
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 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 the 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 Buffalo?

In Buffalo, New York, in October, the average high-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Buffalo?

In October, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo in October?

In Buffalo, New York, in October, during 17.7 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Buffalo?

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

What is the ocean temperature in October in Buffalo?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Buffalo is 59.5°F (15.3°C). For most, swimming in 59.5°F (15.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Buffalo?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:57 pm. On the last day of the month, in Buffalo, New York, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 6:09 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Buffalo is 4.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Buffalo, NY

Average temperature in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average pressure in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average wind speed in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average humidity in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Buffalo, 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 sea temperature in October
Buffalo, NY

Average sea temperature in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sea temperature in October: 59.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.9°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Buffalo, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 5min).

  • 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
Buffalo, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average UV index in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average visibility in October - Buffalo, 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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