Average Snowfall for Alaska in October





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during October at cities, towns and parks in Alaska. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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 total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.1 Annette Island 0.1 0.3
3.7 Haines 9.3 23.6
0.2 Juneau 0.6 1.5
0.4 Sitka 0.3 0.8
1.7 Yakutat 2.5 6.4

South - Central Alaska

October snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.0 Anchorage 7.9 20.1
6.7 Gulkana 9.8 24.9
2.2 Homer 2.6 6.6
0.8 Seward 0.5 1.3
5.6 Talkeetna 13.3 33.8
5.0 Valdez 10.7 27.2

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.8 Bethel 4.4 11.2
3.9 Cold Bay 2.4 6.1
2.8 King Salmon 2.8 7.1
1.1 Kodiak 1.1 2.8
9.6 McGrath 10.2 25.9
3.0 Port Alsworth 5.2 13.2
4.3 St Paul Island 2.0 5.1
0.5 Shemya Island 0.2 0.5

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.2 Fairbanks 10.8 27.4
9.0 McKinley Park 9.9 25.1
7.6 Tanana 5.7 14.5
3.7 Tok 5.2 13.2

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15.6 Barrow 9.1 23.1
11.4 Bettles 12.4 31.5
7.5 Kotzebue 6.1 15.5
6.1 Nome 4.6 11.7
9.0 Prudhoe Bay 10.1 25.7
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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