Gunnison
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Gunnison, CO

October, the same as September, is a cool autumn month in Gunnison, Colorado, with average temperature varying between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 32°F (0°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a comfortable 66.6°F (19.2°C) in September, to a cool 52.2°F (11.2°C). In Gunnison, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Gunnison is 57%.

Rainfall

In Gunnison, in October, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Gunnison, during the entire year, the rain falls for 83.5 days and collects up to 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August, October through December are months with snowfall in Gunnison. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 5.7 snowfall days, it receives 3.39" (86mm) of snow. In Gunnison, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.9 days, and aggregates up to 41.65" (1058mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Gunnison is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Gunnison?

In October, the average high-temperature is 52.2°F (11.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, the average relative humidity in October is 57%.

How many days does it rain in October in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in October, during 5.5 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Gunnison?

October is the first month it typically snows in Gunnison. Throughout October, in the average 5.7 snowfall days, it receives 3.39" (86mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in October in Gunnison, Colorado, is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gunnison have in October?

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Gunnison?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in October in Gunnison?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Gunnison is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 11.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).

Average humidity in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 57%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

Average rainfall in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (2.5 days).

Average snowfall in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 86mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (177mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in October - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 2

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