Dickinson
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Dickinson, ND

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Dickinson, North Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and 56.5°F (13.6°C).

Temperature

In Dickinson, the average high-temperature in October plummets, from a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C) in September, to a moderate 56.5°F (13.6°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Rainfall

In Dickinson, during 6.2 rainfall days, 1.2" (31.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Dickinson, North Dakota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 86.5 days and collects up to 15.7" (400mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

In Dickinson, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Dickinson, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Dickinson?

In October, in Dickinson, North Dakota, the average high-temperature is 56.5°F (13.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

How much does it rain in Dickinson in October?

In Dickinson, in October, it is raining for 6.2 days, with typically 1.2" (31.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Dickinson in October?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, during October, snow falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.6" (40.6mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October is 10.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dickinson have in October?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, the average sunshine in October is 6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Dickinson?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dickinson, ND
  • Average high temperature in October: 56.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 31.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.2°F).

Average rainfall in October - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.2").

Average rainfall days in October - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (12.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4.3 days).

Average snowfall in October - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in October - Dickinson, ND
  • 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, November and December (UV index 1).