October weather forecast
North Pole, AK

A snow-covered road sign on the Santa Clause Lane in the North Pole, Alaska
A snow-covered road sign on the Santa Clause Lane in the North Pole, Alaska

Weather in October

October, like September, in North Pole, Alaska, is another cold autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.9°F (-4.5°C) and an average high of 34.3°F (1.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature plummets from a fresh 52.5°F (11.4°C) in September to a wintry 34.3°F (1.3°C). In North Pole, in October, the average low-temperature is 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In North Pole, during October, the rain falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in North Pole, Alaska, there are 101.2 rainfall days, and 10.59" (269mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, August through December. In October, in North Pole, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout October, 1.85" (47mm) of snow is accumulated. In North Pole, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.9 days and aggregates up to 24.37" (619mm) of snow.

Daylight

In North Pole, the average length of the day in October is 9h and 37min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 9:34 am and sunset at 5:31 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in North Pole, Alaska, is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 temperature in October in North Pole?

In North Pole, in October, the average high-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

What is the average humidity in October in North Pole?

In October, the average relative humidity in North Pole is 80%.

How many days does it rain in October in North Pole?

In North Pole, Alaska, during October, the rain falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in North Pole in October?

In October, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout October, 1.85" (47mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in October in North Pole?

In October, the average day length in North Pole is 9h and 37min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in North Pole?

On the first day of October in North Pole, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:34 am and sunset at 5:31 pm AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in North Pole?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 5.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in North Pole?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in North Pole, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
North Pole, AK

Average temperature in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 34.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (71.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
North Pole, AK

Average pressure in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.79"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.97"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.77"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
North Pole, AK

Average wind speed in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (5.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August, October, November and December (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in October
North Pole, AK

Average humidity in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (92%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (56%).

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Average rainfall in October
North Pole, AK

Average rainfall in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in October
North Pole, AK

Average rainfall days in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in October
North Pole, AK

Average snowfall in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 1.85"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (6.1").
The months with the least snowfall are June and July (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
North Pole, AK

Average snowfall days in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
North Pole, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 9h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
North Pole, AK

Average sunshine days in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
North Pole, AK

Average UV index in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
North Pole, AK

Average cloud cover in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in October
North Pole, AK

Average visibility in October - North Pole, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

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

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