Minneapolis-Saint Paul - Recent October Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each October. Then there's information on how rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often the two cities had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

October temperature averages by year in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
53 38 2018 12 4
60 43 2017 15 6
61 45 2016 16 7
61 43 2015 16 6
58 40 2014 15 4
57 41 2013 14 5
56 39 2012 14 4
65 46 2011 18 8
64 44 2010 18 7
Number of days in October when the temperature in Minneapolis-Saint Paul dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
8 2018 2 0
5 2017 7 0
0 2016 8 0
1 2015 3 0
3 2014 1 0
6 2013 6 0
9 2012 4 0
2 2011 10 0
3 2010 9 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Minneapolis-Saint Paul during October in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for October in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 3.4 87
10 2017 4.5 114
11 2016 3.4 87
10 2015 2.6 67
6 2014 1.8 44
15 2013 3.0 76
7 2012 1.3 33
5 2011 0.7 18
5 2010 1.6 41

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Minneapolis-Saint Paul for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.3 1
0 2017 0.1 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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