October weather forecast
Potsdam, NY

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Potsdam, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 55.2°F (12.9°C) and 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Temperature

In Potsdam, the average high-temperature in October drops from an agreeable 68.9°F (20.5°C) in September to a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Potsdam, is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Potsdam, New York, during October, the rain falls for 15.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Potsdam, there are 156 rainfall days, and 29.72" (755mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Potsdam are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Potsdam. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 74.7 snowfall days, and 37.99" (965mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Potsdam is 10h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:40 pm. On the last day of October, in Potsdam, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Potsdam is 4.6h.

UV index

In Potsdam, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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 average humidity in October in Potsdam?

In Potsdam, the average relative humidity in October is 81%.

How many days does it rain in October in Potsdam?

In Potsdam, New York, in October, during 15.4 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Potsdam?

October is the first month it typically snows in Potsdam, New York. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October in Potsdam is 10h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Potsdam?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 6:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Potsdam?

The average sunshine duration in October in Potsdam is 4.6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Potsdam?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Potsdam, New York, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Potsdam, NY

Average temperature in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in October
Potsdam, NY

Average pressure in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 29.99"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
Potsdam, NY

Average wind speed in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in October
Potsdam, NY

Average humidity in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.03").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in October
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Potsdam, NY

Average snowfall in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Potsdam, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (17.3 days).
The 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
Potsdam, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Potsdam, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Potsdam, NY

Average UV index in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Potsdam, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 53

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in October
Potsdam, NY

Average visibility in October - Potsdam, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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