October weather forecast
Skagway, AK

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another cold autumn month in Skagway, Alaska, with an average temperature ranging between max 33.1°F (0.6°C) and min 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Temperature

In Skagway, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a frosty 43.9°F (6.6°C) in September to a cold 33.1°F (0.6°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Humidity

In Skagway, the average relative humidity in October is 88%.

Rainfall

In Skagway, in October, during 18.4 rainfall days, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Skagway, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.5 days and collects up to 33.66" (855mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 3 snowfall days, it receives 2.24" (57mm) of snow. In Skagway, during the entire year, snow falls for 95.8 days and aggregates up to 78.78" (2001mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:34 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:10 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Skagway, Alaska, are January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Skagway?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Skagway, is 33.1°F (0.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Skagway?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average relative humidity in October is 88%.

How much does it rain in Skagway in October?

In October, in Skagway, the rain falls for 18.4 days. Throughout October, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Skagway?

October is the first month it typically snows in Skagway. Throughout October, in the average 3 snowfall days, it receives 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average day length is 10h and 8min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Skagway?

On the first day of October in Skagway, Alaska, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:10 pm AKDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Skagway have in October?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in October is 4.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Skagway?

The months with the lowest UV index in Skagway, Alaska, are January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in October in Skagway?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Skagway, AK

Average temperature in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in October: 33.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (17.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 26.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (7°F).

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Average pressure in October
Skagway, AK

Average pressure in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average pressure in October: 29.85"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Skagway, AK

Average wind speed in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Skagway, AK

Average humidity in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average humidity in October: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (94%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (80%).

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Average rainfall in October
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in October
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall days in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall in October: 2.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall days in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall days in October: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 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
Skagway, AK

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Skagway, AK

Average sunshine days in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Skagway, AK

Average UV index in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Skagway, AK

Average cloud cover in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average cloud cover in October: 61

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).

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Average visibility in October
Skagway, AK

Average visibility in October - Skagway, AK
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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