October weather forecast and climate
Rifton, NY

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Rifton, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 44.1°F (6.7°C) and 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 73.4°F (23°C) in September, to a moderate 60.3°F (15.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Rifton, is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Humidity

In Rifton, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Rifton. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.43" (11mm) of snow. In Rifton, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.6 days, and aggregates up to 16.38" (416mm) of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Rifton, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Rifton is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Rifton?

In October, in Rifton, the average high-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Rifton?

The average relative humidity in October is 80%.

How much does it rain in Rifton in October?

In Rifton, during October, the rain falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Rifton?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Rifton, New York. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Rifton?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Rifton have in October?

In Rifton, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rifton have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Rifton is 5.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Rifton?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in October: 15.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.2°C).

Average pressure in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7km/h).

Average humidity in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in October: 60mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (60mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (33mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in October: 11mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (105mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

Average UV index in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

Average cloud cover in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in October: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in October - Rifton, NY
  • Average visibility in October: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (8km).