Montpelier
Vermont, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
October, the same as September, in Montpelier, Vermont, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 35.2°F (1.8°C) and max 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from an agreeable 68.7°F (20.4°C) in September, to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout October, 3.4" (87.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.6 rainfall days, and 37.3" (946.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

In Montpelier, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Montpelier is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Montpelier?

In October, the average high-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

How much does it rain in Montpelier in October?

In Montpelier, Vermont, during October, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (87.4mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Montpelier?

October is the first month it typically snows in Montpelier, Vermont. Throughout October, in the average 0.9 snowfall days, it receives 0.9" (22.9mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Montpelier?

The average sunshine in October in Montpelier, Vermont, is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Montpelier?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Montpelier is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.9°C).

Average rainfall in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in October: 87.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (103.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (51.8mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in October: 22.9mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (574mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in October - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).