October weather forecast
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

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Taos, New Mexico, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature varying between 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 68.7°F (20.4°C) in September, to a mild 56.5°F (13.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Taos, New Mexico, is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Taos is 55%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Taos. October is the first month it typically snows in Taos. 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 October, the average length of the day in Taos, New Mexico, is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Taos, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Taos, New Mexico, 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 minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. 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. 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 Taos?

In Taos, the average relative humidity in October is 55%.

How much does it rain in Taos in October?

In October, in Taos, the rain falls for 4.1 days. Throughout October, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in October?

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

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

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.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Taos?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Taos 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
Taos, NM

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).

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Average pressure in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average wind speed in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average humidity in October
Taos, NM

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%).

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Average rainfall in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average rainfall days in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average snowfall in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average snowfall days in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average sunshine days in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average UV index in October
Taos, NM

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).

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Average cloud cover in October
Taos, NM

Average cloud cover in October - Taos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in October: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 32).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in October
Taos, NM

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).

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