October weather forecast and climate
Taos Ski Valley, NM

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 55.2°F (12.9°C) and an average low of 31.6°F (-0.2°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a pleasant 68.2°F (20.1°C) in September, to a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 31.6°F (-0.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 54%.

Rainfall

In Taos Ski Valley, it is raining for 5.7 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Taos Ski Valley, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.9 days and collects up to 15.35" (390mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. In Taos Ski Valley, during October, snow falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.2" (132mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Taos Ski Valley, there are 57.6 snowfall days, and 43.5" (1105mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Taos Ski Valley, the average length of the day in October is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Taos Ski Valley?

In October, in Taos Ski Valley, the average high-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.6°F (-0.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Taos Ski Valley?

In October, the average relative humidity in Taos Ski Valley is 54%.

How much does it rain in Taos Ski Valley in October?

In Taos Ski Valley, in October, during 5.7 rainfall days, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, in October, snow falls for 4.7 days, with typically accumulated 5.2" (132mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Taos Ski Valley have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Taos Ski Valley?

In October, the average sunshine in Taos Ski Valley is 7.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Taos Ski Valley?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Taos Ski Valley?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Taos Ski Valley is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 12.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -0.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.3°C).

Average pressure in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8km/h).

Average humidity in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (93mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (16mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.5 days).

Average snowfall in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 132mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (202mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average daylight in October: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 6.8).

Average sunshine days in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 21.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.1 days).

Average UV index in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average UV index in October: 2

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

Average visibility in October - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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