October weather forecast and climate
Merricourt, ND

October, like September, in Merricourt, North Dakota, is a cool autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 54.9°F (12.7°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in September, to a cool 54.9°F (12.7°C). In Merricourt, North Dakota, the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Merricourt is 65%.

Rainfall

In Merricourt, in October, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Merricourt, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.3 days and collects up to 15.28" (388mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Merricourt. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.8 snowfall days, it receives 1.18" (30mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Merricourt, there are 54.6 snowfall days, and 15.04" (382mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Merricourt, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Merricourt is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Merricourt?

In Merricourt, North Dakota, in October, the average high-temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Merricourt?

In Merricourt, the average relative humidity in October is 65%.

How many days does it rain in October in Merricourt?

In October, in Merricourt, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout October, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Merricourt?

October is the first month it typically snows in Merricourt. Throughout October, in the average 1.8 snowfall days, it receives 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Merricourt, North Dakota, is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Merricourt?

In October, the average sunshine in Merricourt, North Dakota, is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Merricourt?

In Merricourt, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average high temperature in October: 54.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 39.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.4°F).

Average pressure in October - Merricourt, 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").

Average wind speed in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and October (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2mph).

Average humidity in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average humidity in October: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (61%).

Average rainfall in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

Average rainfall days in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.7 days).

Average snowfall in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.18"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average sunshine days in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.8 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in October - Merricourt, ND
  • Average cloud cover in October: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

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

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