October weather forecast and climate
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Elko, Nevada, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 38.7°F (3.7°C) and 57.2°F (14°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature declines considerably, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in September, to a mild 57.2°F (14°C). In October, in Elko, the average low-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Elko, Nevada, is 46%.

Rainfall

In Elko, Nevada,, during 6.7 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Elko, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.1 days and collects up to 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Elko, during the entire year, snow falls for 53 days, and aggregates up to 30.28" (769mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Elko, Nevada, is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

In Elko, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average relative humidity in October is 46%.

How many days does it rain in October in Elko?

In Elko, in October, during 6.7 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Elko?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1 snowfall days, it receives 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

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

In October, the average length of the day in Elko, Nevada, is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elko have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Elko is 8.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Elko, NV

Average temperature in October - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in October: 14°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-0.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 3.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

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Average pressure in October
Elko, NV

Average pressure in October - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1024.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in October - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Elko, NV

Average humidity in October - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in October: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in October
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in October - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in October: 14mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (34mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in October - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in October - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in October: 6mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (212mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in October - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Elko, NV

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in October - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Elko, NV

Average UV index in October - Elko, NV
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in October - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in October: 17

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in October
Elko, NV

Average visibility in October - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).

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