October weather forecast
Payson, UT

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Weather in October

October ushers in crisp Fall weather, characterized by a shift to colder conditions from the warm climate of September. The temperature witnesses an evident dip, falling between 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 57.9°F (14.4°C). Rainfall becomes a common occurrence compared to the dry, summer times in Payson, Utah. Gradually shortening daylight and the burgeoning cloud coverage set a precedence for the upcoming winter season. October, compared to November, presents a more moderate version of the Fall season.

Temperature

October's arrival in Payson signals a distinct temperature shift, dropping from a moderately hot 74.3°F (23.5°C) in September to a mild 57.9°F (14.4°C). A steady average of 36.1°F (2.3°C) throughout October in Payson, Utah, underscores a considerable divergence from the daytime high.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 54%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 7.7 days. Throughout October, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Payson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.5 days and collects up to 11.93" (303mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Payson. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 54.1 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 8min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 6:25 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Payson is 7.6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 3 in October leads to these recommendations:
Take care. Persons with lighter skin might suffer burns in less than 30 minutes. It's recommended to limit sun exposure when its radiation is at its peak during midday. For optimum UV protection, wear sun-resistant attire complemented with a hat and quality shades. Be on the lookout! Nearly twofold UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in October in Payson?

During October, Payson experiences an average high-temperature of 57.9°F (14.4°C) and a low-temperature of 36.1°F (2.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 82.4°F (28°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Payson?

The average relative humidity in October in Payson is 54%.

How much does it rain in Payson in October?

In Payson, Utah, in October, it is raining for 7.7 days, with typically 0.71" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Payson?

October is the first month it typically snows in Payson, Utah. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 8min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Payson?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:55 am and sunset at 6:25 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Payson?

In Payson, Utah, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.6h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Payson?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Payson, Utah, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Payson, UT

Average temperature in October - Payson, UT
  • Average high temperature in October: 57.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 36.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average pressure in October
Payson, UT

Average pressure in October - Payson, UT
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Payson, UT

Average wind speed in October - Payson, UT
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (5.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.5mph).

Average humidity in October
Payson, UT

Average humidity in October - Payson, UT
  • Average humidity in October: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (39%).

Average rainfall in October
Payson, UT

Average rainfall in October - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.71"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.51").

Average rainfall days in October
Payson, UT

Average rainfall days in October - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

Average snowfall in October
Payson, UT

Average snowfall in October - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.66").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Payson, UT

Average snowfall days in October - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Payson, UT

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Payson, UT
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in October
Payson, UT

Average sunshine days in October - Payson, UT
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

Average UV index in October
Payson, UT

Average UV index in October - Payson, UT
  • 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).

Average cloud cover in October
Payson, UT

Average cloud cover in October - Payson, UT
  • Average cloud cover in October: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in October
Payson, UT

Average visibility in October - Payson, UT
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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