October weather forecast and climate
Niagara Falls, NY

The glorious Niagara Falls in New York
The glorious Niagara Falls in New York

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Niagara Falls, New York, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 40.3°F (4.6°C) and max 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 72.1°F (22.3°C) in September, to a moderate 60.3°F (15.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Niagara Falls, is 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Rainfall

In Niagara Falls, New York, during 12.2 rainfall days, 2.88" (73.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.7 days and collects up to 34.97" (888.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Niagara Falls are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Niagara Falls. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, snow falls for 52.8 days, and aggregates up to 76.1" (1933mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Niagara Falls is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Niagara Falls?

In October, the average high-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.3°F (4.6°C).

How much does it rain in Niagara Falls in October?

In Niagara Falls, New York, during October, the rain falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.88" (73.2mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Niagara Falls?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Niagara Falls have in October?

In Niagara Falls, New York, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Niagara Falls have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Niagara Falls is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Niagara Falls?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Niagara Falls, New York, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average temperature in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 60.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°F).

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Average rainfall in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.9"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and November (3.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Niagara Falls, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average UV index in October
Niagara Falls, NY

Average UV index in October - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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