October weather forecast
Kodiak, AK

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Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in October

October embodies the essence of autumn in Kodiak’s weather repertoire. Compared to September, this month sees a major decrease in temperature, telling the start of a cooling trend. Kodiak continues to witness longer rainfall hours, even after the fairly high September rainfall. Ready to welcome winter, October gives birth to snowfall after a hiatus of five months, offering a hint of the forthcoming winter. While the number of sunshine hours during October is substantially lower, compared to the summer months, autumn's splendor takes the center stage.

Temperature

Kodiak records a mild change in average high-temperature during October, easing from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in September to a frosty 46.2°F (7.9°C). Nighttime readings during October register a minimal drop from daytime highs, averaging at an icy 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

The wettest months in Kodiak are October and November, with an average 4.53" (115mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak, Alaska. In Kodiak, in October, snow falls for 0.7 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in October is 47.5°F (8.6°C).
Note: Caution: 47.5°F (8.6°C) temperatures below 50°F (10°C) during swimming can result in intense cold shock and quickened breathing.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Kodiak is 10h and 16min.
On the first day of October in Kodiak, sunrise is at 8:15 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:22 am and sunset at 6:23 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average sunshine in October is 5.1h.

UV index

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 2 during October translates into the following recommendations:
Most individuals can handle sun exposure for up to an hour without burning, but children must always be shielded from sun exposure. The mid-day Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation, so seek shade and minimize exposure. 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. Take careful note! The UV radiation of the Sun can be nearly doubled by snow reflection.
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Kodiak in October?

In October, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Kodiak are 46.2°F (7.9°C) and 41.9°F (5.5°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in October in Kodiak?

In October, the average relative humidity in Kodiak, Alaska, is 81%.

What is the wettest month in Kodiak?

The months with the most rainfall in Kodiak, Alaska, are October and November, with an average 4.53" (115mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Kodiak in October?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in October, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 4.53" (115mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in October, snow falls for 0.7 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in October in Kodiak?

In October, the average ocean temperature in Kodiak is 47.5°F (8.6°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

The average day length in October is 10h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Kodiak?

On the first day of October in Kodiak, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:15 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:22 am and sunset at 6:23 pm AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Kodiak?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Kodiak, Alaska, is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Kodiak?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 46.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.62"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 12.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in October
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in October
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 4.53"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in October
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in October: 47.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Kodiak, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in October
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in October - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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