October weather forecast
Poughkeepsie, NY

The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York
The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Poughkeepsie, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 61.2°F (16.2°C) and an average low of 45°F (7.2°C).

Temperature

In Poughkeepsie, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in September to a comfortable 61.2°F (16.2°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 45°F (7.2°C).

Humidity

In Poughkeepsie, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Poughkeepsie, New York, is October, when the rain falls for 13.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Poughkeepsie, New York. October is the first month it typically snows in Poughkeepsie. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.35" (9mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 35.9 snowfall days, and 16.57" (421mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Poughkeepsie, New York, is 11h and 4min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:37 pm. On the last day of October, in Poughkeepsie, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Poughkeepsie?

The average relative humidity in October in Poughkeepsie is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Poughkeepsie?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Poughkeepsie. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Poughkeepsie?

In October, in Poughkeepsie, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout October, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Poughkeepsie?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Poughkeepsie?

On the first day of October in Poughkeepsie, New York, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:26 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Poughkeepsie have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Poughkeepsie, New York, is 5.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Poughkeepsie?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Poughkeepsie, New York, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average temperature in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 61.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average pressure in October - Poughkeepsie, 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
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average wind speed in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average humidity in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (9.8 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
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average UV index in October - Poughkeepsie, 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
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in October
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average visibility in October - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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