October weather forecast and climate
Buffalo, NY

A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
October, like September, is a mild autumn month in Buffalo, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 42.6°F (5.9°C) and an average high of 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

The average high-temperature, is 59°F (15°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 72.9%.

Rainfall

In Buffalo, New York, in October, during 12.9 rainfall days, 3.5" (89.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.5 days and collects up to 40.5" (1028.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Buffalo, in October, the average water temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). 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

The average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In Buffalo, the average sunshine is 5.1h.

UV index

The average UV index in October is 4.

What is the temperature in October in Buffalo?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 59°F (15°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average relative humidity in October is 72.9%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo in October?

In Buffalo, in October, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 3.5" (89.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Buffalo?

October is the first month it typically snows in Buffalo. Throughout October, in the average 0.4 snowfall days, it receives 0.9" (22.9mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in October, the average water temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). Swimming in 59.5°F (15.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Buffalo have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo have in October?

In Buffalo, the average sunshine in October is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Buffalo?

The average UV index in October in Buffalo is 4.
Average temperature in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

Average humidity in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 72.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (67.2%).

Average rainfall in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.5").

Average rainfall days in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (10.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (27.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Buffalo, 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: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in October - Buffalo, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 4

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

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