Fairbanks, AK Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Fairbanks, AK during October the average high temperature is 34.2°F. The hottest day on record was October 2, 2003 when the temperature recorded was 72.0°F.

Fairbanks, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

Overnight in October the average temperature drops below freezing at 18.2°F, with the lowest temperature of -27.0°F being recorded on October 31, 1992. On average there are 14 days in October when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst October there were 26 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 22 and 31 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is 0.54 inches with rain usually falling on between 3 and 4 days. 1947 was the driest October with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1983 was the wettest October with 2.22 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 11 October 1986 when 1.17 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 15 and 16 days. In October there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in October.