October weather forecast and climate
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another cold autumn month in Palmer, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.6°F (-3°C) and 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

In Palmer, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 48.7°F (9.3°C) in September, to a wintry 36.7°F (2.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Palmer, Alaska, is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In Palmer, Alaska, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Palmer, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190.7 days and collects up to 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Palmer are January through May, September through December. In Palmer, during 2.7 snowfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Palmer, during the entire year, snow falls for 76.2 days, and aggregates up to 33.5" (851mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Palmer is 9.9h.

Sunshine

In Palmer, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, in October, the average high-temperature is 36.7°F (2.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How much does it rain in Palmer in October?

In Palmer, Alaska, in October, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, during October, snow falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in October?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average length of the day in October is 9.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Palmer have in October?

In Palmer, the average sunshine in October is 6.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 2.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 1006.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1005.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 46mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (57mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 35mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (176mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 2.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Palmer, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in October
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (7km).

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