October weather forecast
Lake Placid, NY

A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York
A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York

Weather in October

October, like September, in Lake Placid, New York, is another fresh autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops from a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in September to a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). The average low-temperature, is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

In Lake Placid, the average relative humidity in October is 84%.

Rainfall

In Lake Placid, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 3.62" (92mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Lake Placid, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.6 days and collects up to 36.5" (927mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 5.1 snowfall days, it receives 4.25" (108mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 120.6 snowfall days, and 82.28" (2090mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:37 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 4.1h.

UV index

In Lake Placid, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 Lake Placid?

In October, in Lake Placid, New York, the average high-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lake Placid?

In October, the average relative humidity in Lake Placid is 84%.

How many days does it rain in October in Lake Placid?

In Lake Placid, in October, during 17 rainfall days, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Lake Placid?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 5.1 snowfall days, it receives 4.25" (108mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lake Placid have in October?

In October, the average day length in Lake Placid is 10h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Lake Placid?

On the first day of October in Lake Placid, New York, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lake Placid?

In Lake Placid, the average sunshine duration in October is 4.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Lake Placid?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average temperature in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 51.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 38.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average pressure in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average wind speed in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average humidity in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 84%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (78%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.28").

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Average rainfall days in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 4.25"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (15.59").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (23.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average UV index in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 80).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in October
Lake Placid, NY

Average visibility in October - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 4mi

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

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