Average Precipitation for New York in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at cities, towns and parks in New York state.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation 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: Downstate New York, Hudson Valley & Catskills, Adirondacks & Seaway, Finger Lakes & Central New York State and Western New York State.

Downstate New York

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Bridgehampton, Long Island 4.1 104
8 Brookhaven, Long Island 4.0 102
9 New York City, Brooklyn 3.8 97
9 New York City, Central Park 4.4 112
9 New York JFK Airport 3.6 92
9 New York La Guardia Airport 3.8 96
9 White Plains 4.4 112

Hudson Valley & Catskills

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Albany 3.7 93
9 Poughkeepsie 4.5 114
10 Saratoga Springs 4.0 102
12 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 6.0 151

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Glens Falls 3.5 89
14 Lake Placid 4.0 102
12 Massena 3.3 84
15 Old Forge 5.0 127
14 Tupper Lake 4.1 104
14 Watertown 4.4 113

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Binghamton 3.3 85
12 Elmira 3.1 78
14 Ithaca 3.4 87
14 Syracuse 3.4 87
14 Utica 3.9 100

Western New York State

Total precipitation during October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Allegany State Park 3.7 94
13 Buffalo 3.5 89
12 Jamestown 3.7 94
12 Niagara Falls 2.9 73
13 Rochester 2.7 69
Reference

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

New York Precipitation
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