October weather forecast
New York, NY

The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA
The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in New York, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 51.8°F (11°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In New York, the average high-temperature in October drops from a warm 74.8°F (23.8°C) in September to a comfortable 63.3°F (17.4°C). The average low-temperature, in New York, is 51.8°F (11°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 75%.

Rainfall

In New York, New York, in October, during 13.7 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169 days and collects up to 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in New York is 63.1°F (17.3°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 63.1°F (17.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 7min.
On the first day of October in New York, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In New York, the average sunshine in October is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in New York?

In October, in New York, New York, the average high-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is estimated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in October in New York?

In October, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How much does it rain in New York in October?

In New York, New York, in October, during 13.7 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in New York?

In New York, New York, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in New York in October?

In New York, New York, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the ocean temperature in October in New York?

In October, the average ocean temperature in New York, New York, is 63.1°F (17.3°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 63.1°F (17.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in October in New York?

In New York, New York, the average day length in October is 11h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in New York?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in New York?

The average sunshine duration in October is 5.7h.

How high is the UV index in October in New York?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
New York, NY

Average temperature in October - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 63.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 51.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in October
New York, NY

Average pressure in October - New York, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
New York, NY

Average wind speed in October - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
New York, NY

Average humidity in October - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
New York, NY

Average rainfall in October - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in October
New York, NY

Average rainfall days in October - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
New York, NY

Average snowfall in October - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.64").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
New York, NY

Average snowfall days in October - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
New York, NY

Average sea temperature in October - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in October: 63°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
New York, NY

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in October
New York, NY

Average sunshine days in October - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
New York, NY

Average UV index in October - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in October
New York, NY

Average cloud cover in October - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
New York, NY

Average visibility in October - New York, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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