October weather forecast
Salt Lake City, UT

A stunning autumn panorama of the Salt Lake City landscape in Utah
A stunning autumn panorama of the Salt Lake City landscape in Utah

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a moderate autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 41.5°F (5.3°C) and max 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature plummets from a pleasant 73.2°F (22.9°C) in September to a moderate 58.3°F (14.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 53%.

Rainfall

In Salt Lake City, it is raining for 5.6 days, with typically 0.28" (7mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Salt Lake City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 71.6 days and collects up to 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Salt Lake City, Utah, are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Salt Lake City, during the entire year, snow falls for 25.8 days and aggregates up to 10.39" (264mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 6min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of October, in Salt Lake City, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 6:25 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average relative humidity in October is 53%.

How much does it rain in Salt Lake City in October?

In October, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout October, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Salt Lake City?

October is the first month it typically snows in Salt Lake City. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Salt Lake City have in October?

The average day length in October in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 11h and 6min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Salt Lake City?

On the first day of October in Salt Lake City, Utah, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 6:25 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Salt Lake City?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Salt Lake City?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average temperature in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.3°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 (34°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average pressure in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average pressure in October: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.28").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average wind speed in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average humidity in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average humidity in October: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

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Average rainfall in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (0.51").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 3min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.7h

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average sunshine days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (23.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19 days).

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Average UV index in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average UV index in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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
Salt Lake City, UT

Average cloud cover in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average cloud cover in October: 18

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in October
Salt Lake City, UT

Average visibility in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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