October weather forecast and climate
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 comfortable autumn month in Salem, Oregon, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 77%.

Rainfall

In Salem, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Salem, there are 162.5 rainfall days, and 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Salem snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Salem, Oregon, is 5.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Salem is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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 temperature in October in Salem?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Salem, is 62.2°F (16.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Salem?

The average relative humidity in October in Salem, Oregon, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in October in Salem?

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

Does it snow in Salem in October?

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

When it does not snow in Salem?

In Salem, Oregon, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Salem have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Salem is 5.5h.

What is the UV index intensity 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 the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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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).
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

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

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