Fort McMurray
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Fort McMurray, Canada

October, the same as September, in Fort McMurray, Canada, is another chilly autumn month, with average temperature varying between -2.8°C (27°F) and 7.4°C (45.3°F).

Temperature

In Fort McMurray, the average high-temperature plummets, from a mild 15.8°C (60.4°F) in September, to a chilly 7.4°C (45.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Fort McMurray, is -2.8°C (27°F).

Rainfall

In Fort McMurray, it is raining for 6.7 days, with typically 15.6mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fort McMurray, Canada, there are 83.8 rainfall days, and 316.5mm (12.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Fort McMurray, during October, snow falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 122mm (4.8") of snow. Throughout the year, in Fort McMurray, there are 69.9 snowfall days, and 1340mm (52.8") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average length of the day is 10.3h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 3.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Fort McMurray?

In October, the average high-temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.8°C (27°F).

How much does it rain in Fort McMurray in October?

In Fort McMurray, in October, during 6.7 rainfall days, 15.6mm (0.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, during October, snow falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 122mm (4.8") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average length of the day in October is 10.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average sunshine in October is 3.8h.

How high is the UV index in October in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-12.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-22.5°C).

Average rainfall in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 15.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (80.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.6 days).

Average snowfall in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 122mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (238mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 2.1).

Average UV index in October - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).