October weather forecast and climate
Salt Lake City, UT

A stunning autumn panorama of the Salt Lake City landscape in Utah
A stunning autumn panorama of the Salt Lake City landscape in Utah
October, the same as September, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 58.3°F (14.6°C) and min 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature significantly decreases, from an agreeable 73.2°F (22.9°C) in September, to a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C). In October, in Salt Lake City, the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 53%.

Rainfall

In Salt Lake City, it is raining for 5.6 days, with typically 0.28" (7mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 71.6 rainfall days, and 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Salt Lake City, during the entire year, snow falls for 25.8 days, and aggregates up to 10.39" (264mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Salt Lake City, the average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average sunshine in October is 7.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Salt Lake City?

In October, the average high-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Salt Lake City?

The average relative humidity in October in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 53%.

How much does it rain in Salt Lake City in October?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, in October, during 5.6 rainfall days, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Salt Lake City?

October is the first month it typically snows in Salt Lake City, Utah. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Salt Lake City have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average sunshine in October is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Salt Lake City?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average high temperature in October: 14.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 5.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.1°C).

Average pressure in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average pressure in October: 1017.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1025.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.6mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.2km/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 January (8km/h).

Average humidity in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average humidity in October: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

Average rainfall in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall in October: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (13mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (5mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall in October: 8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (68mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.6 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.7h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

Average sunshine days in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (23.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19 days).

Average UV index in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average UV index in October: 3

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

Average visibility in October - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).