New York City - Recent October Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the October weather in New York City, New York 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 or cold days occurred each October. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often New York City had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Central Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

October temperature averages by year in New York City
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
64 52 2020 18 11
66 54 2019 19 12
64 52 2018 18 11
71 57 2017 22 14
66 52 2016 19 11
65 51 2015 19 10
66 53 2014 19 12
67 54 2013 19 12
64 52 2012 18 11
64 50 2011 18 10
65 51 2010 18 11
Number of days in October when the temperature in New York City 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
1 2020 6 0
0 2019 7 1
0 2018 10 0
0 2017 19 0
0 2016 8 0
0 2015 10 0
0 2014 11 0
0 2013 10 0
0 2012 7 0
0 2011 6 0
0 2010 9 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New York City during October in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for October in New York City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
11 2020 5.1 128
15 2019 6.2 156
11 2018 3.6 91
9 2017 4.2 106
6 2016 4.2 105
8 2015 3.9 99
13 2014 5.8 147
5 2013 0.4 9
10 2012 2.9 74
12 2011 6.1 155
10 2010 4.9 125

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in New York City for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2020 0.0 0
0 2019 0.0 0
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 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
1 2011 2.9 7
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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