October weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
October, the same as September, in Taos, New Mexico, is another mild autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 56.5°F (13.6°C) and min 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 68.7°F (20.4°C) in September, to a mild 56.5°F (13.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 55%.

Rainfall

In Taos, during 4.1 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Taos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 82.8 days and collects up to 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.38" (35mm) of snow. In Taos, during the entire year, snow falls for 37.3 days, and aggregates up to 26.14" (664mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Taos, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Taos, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Taos, New Mexico. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in October, the average high-temperature is 56.5°F (13.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Taos?

In October, the average relative humidity is 55%.

How many days does it rain in October in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, during October, the rain falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Taos?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1.2 snowfall days, it receives 1.38" (35mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Taos have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in October?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Taos?

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

How high is the UV index in October in Taos?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Taos is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -0.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9km/h).

Average humidity in October - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in October: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in October - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in October: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (11mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in October: 35mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (143mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Taos, 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 January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average sunshine days in October - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in October: 25.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

Average UV index in October - Taos, 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, NM
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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