October weather forecast and climate
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, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Vancouver, Canada, with average temperature varying between 8.2°C (46.8°F) and 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Vancouver, during October, the rain falls for 17.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 192.4 days and collects up to 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Vancouver snow does not fall in May through October.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Vancouver is 10.1°C (50.2°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver, Canada, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October 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, Canada, the average relative humidity in October is 81%.

How much does it rain in Vancouver in October?

In Vancouver, during October, the rain falls for 17.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

Does it snow in Vancouver in October?

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

When it does not snow in Vancouver?

May through October are months without snowfall in Vancouver.

How cold is the water in October in Vancouver?

In October, the average sea temperature in Vancouver, Canada, is 10.1°C (50.2°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Vancouver is 10.7h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Vancouver?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Vancouver?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

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).
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).
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: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3.9).

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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).
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).
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

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
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

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

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