October weather forecast and climate
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, the same as September, is a cool autumn month in Lake Placid, New York, with average temperature varying between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In Lake Placid, the average high-temperature decreases, from an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in September, to a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). In Lake Placid, in October, the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout October, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Lake Placid, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.6 days and collects up to 36.5" (927mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall 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. Throughout the year, there are 120.6 snowfall days, and 82.28" (2090mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lake Placid, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Lake Placid is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Lake Placid?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 51.8°F (11°C), while the average low-temperature is 38.3°F (3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lake Placid?

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

How much does it rain in Lake Placid in October?

In Lake Placid, in October, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 3.62" (92mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Lake Placid?

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

What is the average length of the day in October in Lake Placid?

The average length of the day in October is 11h.

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

The average sunshine in October in Lake Placid, New York, is 4.1h.

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

In Lake Placid, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
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

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

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