Vancouver
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Vancouver, Canada, with average temperature ranging between max 13.5°C (56.3°F) and min 7°C (44.6°F).

Temperature

In Vancouver, the average high-temperature drops, from an enjoyable 18.9°C (66°F) in September, to a moderate 13.5°C (56.3°F). In October, in Vancouver, the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Vancouver is 75.6%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, during October, the rain falls for 15.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 120.7mm (4.8") of precipitation. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165.1 days and collects up to 1153.1mm (45.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Vancouver.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F). Swimming in 10.1°C (50.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 3.9h.

UV index

In Vancouver, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Vancouver?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Vancouver, is 13.5°C (56.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average relative humidity in October is 75.6%.

How many days does it rain in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, in October, during 15.4 rainfall days, 120.7mm (4.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Vancouver?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, Vancouver receives 1mm (0") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average seawater temperature in October is 10.1°C (50.2°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average length of the day in October is 10.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Vancouver have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Vancouver is 3.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Vancouver?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.5°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (0.8°C).

Average humidity in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in October: 75.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (61.4%).

Average rainfall in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 120.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (185.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (35.6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (148mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 10.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

Average UV index in October - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).