October weather forecast
Ithaca, NY

A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Ithaca, New York, is a moderate autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.9°F (5.5°C) and an average high of 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from an agreeable 70°F (21.1°C) in September to a mild 57°F (13.9°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

In Ithaca, the average relative humidity in October is 83%.

Rainfall

In Ithaca, during 16.2 rainfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ithaca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.2 days and collects up to 32.56" (827mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ithaca are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 82.1 snowfall days, and 34.57" (878mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 3min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of October, in Ithaca, sunrise is at 7:38 am and sunset at 6:00 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Ithaca is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Ithaca?

In October, in Ithaca, the average high-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Ithaca?

In October, the average relative humidity in Ithaca, New York, is 83%.

How many days does it rain in October in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, in October, during 16.2 rainfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Ithaca?

October is the first month it typically snows in Ithaca. Throughout October, in the average 1.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Ithaca have in October?

In Ithaca, the average day length in October is 11h and 3min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Ithaca?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ithaca, New York, sunrise is at 7:38 am and sunset at 6:00 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Ithaca?

The average sunshine duration in October in Ithaca is 4.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Ithaca?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Ithaca is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Ithaca, NY

Average temperature in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Ithaca, NY

Average pressure in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Ithaca, NY

Average wind speed in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Ithaca, NY

Average humidity in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

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Average rainfall in October
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.95"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in October
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.8 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
Ithaca, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Ithaca, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Ithaca, NY

Average UV index in October - Ithaca, 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Ithaca, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in October
Ithaca, NY

Average visibility in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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