Average Precipitation for Alaska in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at communities and other locations around Alaska.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southeast, South - Central, Southwest, Interior and Far North Alaska.

Southeast Alaska

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
23 Annette Island 12.9 327
20 Haines 8.5 216
23 Juneau 8.4 214
23 Ketchikan 18.4 467
24 Sitka 11.8 299
17 Skagway 3.6 91
23 Yakutat 18.9 480

South - Central Alaska

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Anchorage 1.8 46
9 Gulkana 1.0 25
15 Homer 2.6 66
17 Seward 8.7 221
13 Talkeetna 2.8 71
19 Valdez 8.0 203

Southwest Alaska

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Bethel 1.8 47
25 Cold Bay 4.9 125
15 King Salmon 2.3 59
18 Kodiak 8.9 225
12 McGrath 1.5 37
9 Port Alsworth 1.3 34
23 St Paul Island 3.3 84

Interior Alaska

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Fairbanks 0.8 19
10 McKinley Park 0.8 21
8 Tanana 0.7 18
5 Tok 0.6 14

Far North Alaska

Total precipitation during October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Barrow 0.5 14
12 Bettles 1.2 30
12 Kotzebue 1.1 27
13 Nome 1.8 47
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Alaska Precipitation
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