October weather forecast
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, like September, in Palmer, Alaska, is another cold autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 36.7°F (2.6°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

In Palmer, the average high-temperature in October drops 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, is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Palmer, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 190.7 rainfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Palmer are January through May, September through December. In Palmer, during October, snow falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of snow. 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 October is 9h and 57min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 7:27 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 9:24 am and sunset at 5:55 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.4h.

UV index

In Palmer, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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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, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, in October, during 15.5 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, in October, snow falls for 2.7 days, with typically accumulated 1.38" (35mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in October?

In Palmer, the average day length in October is 9h and 57min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Palmer?

On the first day of October in Palmer, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 7:27 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:24 am and sunset at 5:55 pm AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Palmer?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Palmer?

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

Average temperature in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 36.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 26.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.72"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in October - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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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%).
The 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: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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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: 1.38"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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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).
The 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: 9h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The 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: 6mi

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

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