October weather forecast
Steamboat Springs, CO

Winter, snow on trees, and the beautiful gondola house afar, in the Steamboat Springs Resort, Colorado
Winter, snow on trees, and the beautiful gondola house afar, in the Steamboat Springs Resort, Colorado

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, with an average temperature ranging between min 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and max 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Temperature

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the average high-temperature in October significantly decreases from a comfortable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in September to a fresh 50.4°F (10.2°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 62%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout October, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Steamboat Springs, there are 74.4 rainfall days, and 8.15" (207mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In Steamboat Springs, during 4 snowfall days, 2.83" (72mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Steamboat Springs, there are 79.6 snowfall days, and 42.4" (1077mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Steamboat Springs is 11h and 7min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of October, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 6:05 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is 6.9h.

UV index

The 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 health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. 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 average humidity in October in Steamboat Springs?

In October, the average relative humidity in Steamboat Springs is 62%.

How many days does it rain in October in Steamboat Springs?

In October, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout October, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Steamboat Springs in October?

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, in October, snow falls for 4 days, with typically accumulated 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Steamboat Springs?

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the average day length in October is 11h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Steamboat Springs?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 6:05 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Steamboat Springs?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Steamboat Springs?

The months with the lowest UV index in Steamboat Springs are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in October in Steamboat Springs?

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

Average temperature in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average temperature in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in October: 50.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (45.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.3°F).

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Average pressure in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average pressure in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.24"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average wind speed in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average wind speed in October: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average humidity in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average humidity in October: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

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Average rainfall in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average rainfall in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.67"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and February (1.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average rainfall days in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average snowfall in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in October: 2.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.39").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average snowfall days in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in October: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.9h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average sunshine days in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average UV index in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in October: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average cloud cover in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average cloud cover in October: 23

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, August and September (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in October
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average visibility in October - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • 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 January, February, March and December (4mi).

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