October weather forecast
New York, NY

The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA
The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA

Weather in October

October, like September, in New York, New York, is another comfortable autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 63.3°F (17.4°C) and 51.8°F (11°C).

Temperature

In New York, New York, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a moderately hot 74.8°F (23.8°C) in September to a comfortable 63.3°F (17.4°C). In New York, the average low-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C).

Humidity

In New York, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

Rainfall

In New York, during October, the rain falls for 13.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In New York, snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In New York, the average seawater temperature in October is 63.1°F (17.3°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 63.1°F (17.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In New York, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 7min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in New York is 5.7h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in New York?

In New York, New York, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

How many days does it rain in October in New York?

In New York, New York, in October, it is raining for 13.7 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in New York?

In New York, New York, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in New York in October?

In New York, New York, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How cold is the water in October in New York?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). For most, swimming in 63.1°F (17.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

How many hours of daylight does New York have in October?

In October, the average day length in New York, New York, is 11h and 7min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in New York?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does New York have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 5.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in New York?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in New York, New York, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
New York, NY

Average temperature in October - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 63.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 51.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
New York, NY

Average pressure in October - New York, 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
New York, NY

Average wind speed in October - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
New York, NY

Average humidity in October - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
New York, NY

Average rainfall in October - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in October
New York, NY

Average rainfall days in October - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
New York, NY

Average snowfall in October - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.64").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
New York, NY

Average snowfall days in October - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
New York, NY

Average sea temperature in October - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in October: 63°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
New York, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in October
New York, NY

Average sunshine days in October - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
New York, NY

Average UV index in October - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
New York, NY

Average cloud cover in October - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
New York, NY

Average visibility in October - New York, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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