October weather forecast and climate
Bismarck, ND

The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Bismarck, North Dakota, with average temperature varying between 38.5°F (3.6°C) and 54°F (12.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature plummets, from a pleasant 72°F (22.2°C) in September, to a cool 54°F (12.2°C). In Bismarck, the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 63%.

Rainfall

In Bismarck, during October, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation. In Bismarck, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105.9 days and collects up to 15" (381mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Bismarck. Throughout October, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.65" (42mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Bismarck, there are 73.7 snowfall days, and 23.11" (587mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Bismarck is 10.9h.

Sunshine

In Bismarck, the average sunshine in October is 6.5h.

UV index

In Bismarck, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Bismarck?

In Bismarck, in October, the average high-temperature is 54°F (12.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Bismarck?

In October, the average relative humidity in Bismarck is 63%.

How many days does it rain in October in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, in October, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 1.3" (33mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Bismarck?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.65" (42mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 10.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bismarck have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Bismarck?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Bismarck, ND

Average temperature in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in October: 54°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 (20.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 38.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Bismarck, ND

Average pressure in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average pressure in October: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in October
Bismarck, ND

Average wind speed in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
Bismarck, ND

Average humidity in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in October: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

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Average rainfall in October
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in October
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall days in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.65"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.33").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall days in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in October: 3.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.7 days).
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
Bismarck, ND

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average daylight in October: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Bismarck, ND

Average sunshine days in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Bismarck, ND

Average UV index in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Bismarck, ND

Average cloud cover in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 60).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in October
Bismarck, ND

Average visibility in October - Bismarck, ND
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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