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

October weather forecast and climate
Fargo, ND

An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
October, the same as September, in Fargo, North Dakota, is another mild autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 55.9°F (13.3°C) and min 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature significantly decreases, from an agreeable 70.9°F (21.6°C) in September, to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Fargo, North Dakota, in October, the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 68.8%.

Rainfall

In October, in Fargo, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout October, 2.1" (54.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Fargo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105.8 days and collects up to 22.6" (573.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Fargo.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Fargo is 5.8h.

UV index

In Fargo, North Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Fargo?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Fargo, is 55.9°F (13.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Fargo?

The average relative humidity in October is 68.8%.

How much does it rain in Fargo in October?

In October, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout October, 2.1" (54.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Fargo?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Fargo have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Fargo, North Dakota, is 5.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Fargo?

In Fargo, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in October: 56°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 35.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.1°F).

Average humidity in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in October: 68.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60%).

Average rainfall in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.6").

Average rainfall days in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.7"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (11.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Fargo, 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: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in October - Fargo, 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).