October weather forecast and climate
Petrel, ND

October, like September, in Petrel, North Dakota, is another fresh autumn month, with average temperature varying between 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 39.4°F (4.1°C).

Temperature

In Petrel, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C) in September, to a fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 60%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout October, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Petrel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 101.3 days and collects up to 14.25" (362mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Petrel, North Dakota. October is the first month it typically snows in Petrel. Throughout October, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.69" (43mm) of snow. In Petrel, North Dakota, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.8 days, and aggregates up to 21.42" (544mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Petrel, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Petrel is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Petrel?

In October, in Petrel, North Dakota, the average high-temperature is 54.7°F (12.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Petrel?

In October, the average relative humidity in Petrel is 60%.

How many days does it rain in October in Petrel?

In Petrel, in October, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Petrel?

October is the first month it typically snows in Petrel, North Dakota. Throughout October, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.69" (43mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Petrel have in October?

In Petrel, North Dakota, the average sunshine in October is 6.6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Petrel?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Petrel, North Dakota, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average high temperature in October: 54.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 39.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.7°F).

Average pressure in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

Average wind speed in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.6mph).

Average humidity in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average humidity in October: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (51%).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.9 days).

Average snowfall in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.53").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Petrel, 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: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average sunshine days in October: 19.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.7 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in October - Petrel, ND
  • Average cloud cover in October: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 52).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 20).

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

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