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

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Ithaca, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 41.9°F (5.5°C) and max 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In Ithaca, during 16.2 rainfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 164.2 rainfall days, and 32.56" (827mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ithaca. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.7 snowfall days, it receives 0.39" (10mm) of snow. In Ithaca, during the entire year, snow falls for 82.1 days, and aggregates up to 34.57" (878mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Ithaca, New York, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Ithaca?

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

How much does it rain in Ithaca in October?

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

When does it start to snow in Ithaca?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ithaca have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 4.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Ithaca?

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

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"

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

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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%).
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").
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).
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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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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).
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).
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

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

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