Salem
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Salem, OR

An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Salem, Oregon, with temperature in the range of an average high of 64°F (17.8°C) and an average low of 42.3°F (5.7°C).

Temperature

In Salem, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 76.8°F (24.9°C) in September, to an enjoyable 64°F (17.8°C). In Salem, Oregon, in October, the average low-temperature is 42.3°F (5.7°C).

Rainfall

In Salem, during 11.5 rainfall days, 3" (77mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Salem, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 39.6" (1007.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Salem snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

In Salem, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in October in Salem?

In Salem, Oregon, in October, the average high-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.3°F (5.7°C).

How much does it rain in Salem in October?

In Salem, during October, the rain falls for 11.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3" (77mm) of precipitation.

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?

March through October are months without snowfall in Salem.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Salem have in October?

In Salem, the average sunshine in October is 5h.

How high is the UV index in October in Salem?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Salem, Oregon, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Salem, OR
  • Average high temperature in October: 64.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (46.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (34°F).

Average rainfall in October - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall in October: 3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (6.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.4").

Average rainfall days in October - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (2.9 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are February and December (0.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).