October weather forecast
Vancouver, Canada

The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada

Weather in October

October, like September, in Vancouver, Canada, is another fresh autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between max 11.8°C (53.2°F) and min 8.2°C (46.8°F).

Temperature

In Vancouver, the average high-temperature in October marginally drops from a comfortable 16.3°C (61.3°F) in September to a fresh 11.8°C (53.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Vancouver, is 8.2°C (46.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Vancouver is 81%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, in October, it is raining for 17.2 days, with typically 140mm (5.51") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 192.4 rainfall days, and 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Vancouver, snow does not fall in May through October.

Sea temperature

In Vancouver, the average water temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 10.1°C (50.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10h and 45min.
On the first day of October in Vancouver, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 5:52 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in October, the average high-temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.2°C (46.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Vancouver?

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

How much does it rain in Vancouver in October?

In Vancouver, in October, during 17.2 rainfall days, 140mm (5.51") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Vancouver in October?

In Vancouver, Canada, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the water temperature in October in Vancouver?

In October, the average sea temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F). Swimming in 10.1°C (50.2°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in October?

In October, the average day length is 10h and 45min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Vancouver?

On the first day of October in Vancouver, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 6:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 5:52 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Vancouver have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average temperature in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 11.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 8.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.9°C).

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Average pressure in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average pressure in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average wind speed in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average humidity in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (209mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall days in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (67mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall days in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average sea temperature in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 10.1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average sunshine days in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in October: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.4 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average UV index in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average cloud cover in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Vancouver, Canada

Average visibility in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (9km).

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