October weather forecast
Östersund, Sweden

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Weather in October

October brings a further dip in temperatures, reflecting the shift towards wintry conditions. Snowfall, while not as intense as the winter months, makes an appearance with an average accumulation of 63mm (2.48"). Shorter daylight hours and chilly temperatures make it a season of indoor comforts. The city becomes a scenic tableau with striking mix of autumn foliage and early snow. With the weather becoming more wintry, the city gears up for the approaching winter sports season.

Temperature

The arrival of October in Östersund corresponds with a shift in temperature, down from a cool 12.6°C (54.7°F) in September to a wintry 5.4°C (41.7°F). Nighttime readings during October register a minimal drop from daytime highs, averaging at a still cold 0.8°C (33.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Östersund is 83%.

Rainfall

In Östersund, in October, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 30mm (1.18") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 122.4 rainfall days, and 377mm (14.84") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Östersund, in October, snow falls for 7.1 days, with typically accumulated 63mm (2.48") of snow. In Östersund, during the entire year, snow falls for 97.8 days and aggregates up to 978mm (38.5") of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 9h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:10 and sunset at 18:30 CEST. On the last day of October, in Östersund, sunrise is at 07:37 and sunset at 15:52 CET.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 4.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Östersund is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A daily high UV index of 2 in October leads to these guidelines:
Extended sunlight exposure does not pose significant problems for most people, except for children, infants, and people with fair skin who always need shielding. Limiting exposure to the direct Sun during midday hours can help prevent harmful UV radiation effects. On sunny days, it's ideal to wear sunglasses that filter out UVA and UVB rays. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Feb 2, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is October in Östersund?

An average high-temperature, in October, in Östersund, is 5.4°C (41.7°F) and the average low-temperature is 0.8°C (33.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Östersund?

In Östersund, the average relative humidity in October is 83%.

How much does it rain in Östersund in October?

In Östersund, Sweden, in October, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 30mm (1.18") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Östersund in October?

In October, in Östersund, it is snowing for 7.1 days. Throughout October, 63mm (2.48") of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Östersund have in October?

The average day length in October in Östersund is 9h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Östersund?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:10 and sunset at 18:30 CEST. On the last day of the month, in Östersund, Sweden, sunrise is at 07:37 and sunset at 15:52 CET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Östersund?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Östersund, Sweden, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Östersund?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Östersund is 4.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Östersund?

In Östersund, Sweden, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average temperature in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in October: 5.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-9.6°C).

Average pressure in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average pressure in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average pressure in October: 1012.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1005.8mbar).

Average wind speed in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average wind speed in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average humidity in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average humidity in October: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (67%).

Average rainfall in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in October: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

Average rainfall days in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall days in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

Average snowfall in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall in October: 63mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (192mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall days in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall days in October: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average daylight in October: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average sunshine days in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.4 days).

Average UV index in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average UV index in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average cloud cover in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average cloud cover in October: 52

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 45).

Average visibility in October
Östersund, Sweden

Average visibility in October - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

Östersund, Sweden

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