October weather forecast
Salem, OR

An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon
An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Salem, Oregon, with an average temperature ranging between max 62.2°F (16.8°C) and min 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In Salem, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a moderately hot 74.7°F (23.7°C) in September to a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C). In Salem, the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Salem is 77%.

Rainfall

In Salem, during 15.1 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Salem, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.5 days and collects up to 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Salem, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 56min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:49 am and sunset at 6:01 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In Salem, the average sunshine in October is 5.5h.

UV index

In Salem, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Salem?

The average relative humidity in October is 77%.

How much does it rain in Salem in October?

In October, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout October, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Salem?

April through October are months without snowfall in Salem, Oregon.

Does it snow in Salem in October?

In Salem, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

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

In October, the average day length in Salem is 10h and 56min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Salem?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 6:52 pm. On the last day of the month, in Salem, sunrise is at 7:49 am and sunset at 6:01 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Salem have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Salem is 5.5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Salem?

In Salem, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Salem, OR

Average temperature in October - Salem, OR
  • Average high temperature in October: 62.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (34.5°F).

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Average pressure in October
Salem, OR

Average pressure in October - Salem, OR
  • Average pressure in October: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are August and September (30.01"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Salem, OR

Average wind speed in October - Salem, OR
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March and November (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in October
Salem, OR

Average humidity in October - Salem, OR
  • Average humidity in October: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (65%).

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Average rainfall in October
Salem, OR

Average rainfall in October - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in October
Salem, OR

Average rainfall days in October - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (3.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Salem, OR

Average snowfall in October - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.18").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Salem, OR

Average snowfall days in October - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Salem, OR

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Salem, OR
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Salem, OR

Average sunshine days in October - Salem, OR
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Salem, OR

Average UV index in October - Salem, OR
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Salem, OR

Average cloud cover in October - Salem, OR
  • Average cloud cover in October: 43

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

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Average visibility in October
Salem, OR

Average visibility in October - Salem, OR
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

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

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