Ithaca
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Ithaca, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.9°F (4.4°C) and an average high of 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 71.8°F (22.1°C) in September, to a moderate 60.1°F (15.6°C). In October, in Ithaca, the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Rainfall

In Ithaca, during 12 rainfall days, 3.1" (79.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 156 rainfall days, and 35.1" (892.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ithaca, New York, is 5h.

UV index

In Ithaca, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Ithaca?

In October, the average high-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C).

How many days does it rain in October in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, during October, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.1" (79.2mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Ithaca?

October is the first month it typically snows in Ithaca, New York. Throughout October, Ithaca receives 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Ithaca?

In October, the average sunshine in Ithaca, New York, is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 60°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.2°F).

Average rainfall in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.1"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.9").

Average rainfall days in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (11 days).

Average snowfall in October - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (15.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in October - Ithaca, 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).