October weather forecast
Lake George, NY

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Lake George, New York, and the Tongue Mountain range viewed from atop a large rock in the Adirondack Mountains
Lake George, New York, and the Tongue Mountain range viewed from atop a large rock in the Adirondack Mountains

Weather in October

October brings fall in full swing to Lake George with cooler temperatures and colorful foliage. While the temperature further declines to a high of 55.2°F (12.9°C) and a low of about 40.6°F (4.8°C), the rain picks up again to 3.07in. As daylight hours drop to 11, residents start noticing a shift in their routines. With November inching closer, Lake George prepares for another transition towards the cold winter.

Temperature

With the onset of October, Lake George experiences a modest temperature adjustment, with the average high-temperature receding from a pleasant 69.6°F (20.9°C) in September to a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C). During the month of October, an average temperature of 40.6°F (4.8°C) is noted during the nights in Lake George, New York.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Lake George, in October, during 14.3 rainfall days, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lake George, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.4 days and collects up to 29.41" (747mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows in Lake George. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow. In Lake George, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.5 days and aggregates up to 39.96" (1015mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 1min.
On the first day of October in Lake George, New York, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Lake George, the average sunshine in October is 5.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, an average UV index of 2 transforms into the following instructions:
Babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin should always have protection against extended sun exposure. For health reasons, it's advisable to reduce direct sun exposure during peak hours around midday. A wide-brimmed hat is a staple for defending the face, eyes, ears, and neck from the Sun. Pay attention! The reflection of snow can enhance the Sun's UV radiation almost double.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

Frequently asked questions

What are October temperatures in Lake George?

The high-temperature, in October, in Lake George, records 55.2°F (12.9°C), while the low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Lake George?

The average relative humidity in October in Lake George, New York, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Lake George in October?

In Lake George, in October, during 14.3 rainfall days, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Lake George?

October is the first month it typically snows in Lake George, New York. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lake George have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Lake George?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:47 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lake George?

In Lake George, New York, the average sunshine duration in October is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Lake George?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Lake George, NY

Average temperature in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 55.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 40.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

Average pressure in October
Lake George, NY

Average pressure in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in October
Lake George, NY

Average wind speed in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

Average humidity in October
Lake George, NY

Average humidity in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in October
Lake George, NY

Average rainfall in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in October
Lake George, NY

Average rainfall days in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in October
Lake George, NY

Average snowfall in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.55").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October
Lake George, NY

Average snowfall days in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Lake George, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

Average sunshine days in October
Lake George, NY

Average sunshine days in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.8 days).

Average UV index in October
Lake George, NY

Average UV index in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in October
Lake George, NY

Average cloud cover in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in October
Lake George, NY

Average visibility in October - Lake George, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (4mi).

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