Churchill
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Churchill, Canada

October, like September, in Churchill, Canada, is a wintry autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min -3.9°C (25°F) and max 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 9.5°C (49.1°F) in September, to a cold 1.6°C (34.9°F). In October, in Churchill, the average low-temperature is -3.9°C (25°F).

Rainfall

In Churchill, in October, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 20.9mm (0.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 68.8 rainfall days, and 276mm (10.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In Churchill, during 11.6 snowfall days, 298mm (11.7") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Churchill, Canada, there are 92 snowfall days, and 2012mm (79.2") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Churchill is 10.2h.

Sunshine

In Churchill, the average sunshine is 1.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Churchill?

In October, the average high-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -3.9°C (25°F).

How much does it rain in Churchill in October?

In Churchill, in October, during 6.5 rainfall days, 20.9mm (0.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Churchill?

In Churchill, in October, during 11.6 snowfall days, 298mm (11.7") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in October in Churchill?

In October, the average sea temperature in Churchill, Canada, is 3°C (37.4°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Churchill have in October?

In Churchill, Canada, the average length of the day in October is 10.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Churchill have in October?

In Churchill, the average sunshine in October is 1.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Churchill?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Churchill is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 1.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-21.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -3.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (7.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-30.1°C).

Average rainfall in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 20.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (69.3mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.1 days).

Average snowfall in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 298mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (392mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 1.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in October - Churchill, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).