Average Snowfall for Alaska in October





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during October at communities and other locations around 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 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 total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.0 Annette Island 0.0 0.0
1.0 Haines 1.8 4.6
0.7 Juneau 0.9 2.3
0.3 Skagway 1.1 2.8
1.4 Yakutat 3.4 8.6

South - Central Alaska

October snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3.2 Anchorage 5.6 14.2
4.7 Valdez 9.1 23.1

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.2 Bethel 3.9 9.9
3.1 Cold Bay 2.0 5.1
2.7 King Salmon 2.5 6.4
1.1 Kodiak 0.7 1.8
7.5 McGrath 7.4 18.8
2.6 Port Alsworth 4.9 12.4
3.3 St Paul Island 1.6 4.1

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.8 Fairbanks 6.4 16.3
8.3 McKinley Park 9.4 23.9
3.9 Tok 4.9 12.4

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
17.0 Barrow 10.3 26.2
11.0 Bettles 12.0 30.5
7.1 Kotzebue 5.9 15.0
5.5 Nome 4.7 11.9
Reference

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

Alaska Snowfall
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