October weather forecast and climate
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 a moderate autumn month in Buffalo, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 47.1°F (8.4°C) and an average high of 58.6°F (14.8°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 Buffalo, the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout October, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Buffalo, New York, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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 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?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 58.6°F (14.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Buffalo?

The average relative humidity in October is 76%.

How many days does it rain in October in Buffalo?

In October, in Buffalo, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout October, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Buffalo?

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

How cold is the water in October in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average seawater temperature in October 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).

How many hours of daylight does Buffalo have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Buffalo, New York, is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Buffalo?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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
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%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
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").
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).
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

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: 4.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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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).
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

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

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