Anchorage, AK Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Anchorage, AK during October the average high temperature is 42.3°F. The hottest day on record was October 9, 2006 when the temperature recorded was 66.9°F.

Anchorage, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

Overnight in October the average temperature drops below freezing at 30.1°F, with the lowest temperature of -2.2°F being recorded on October 27, 1996. On average there are 5 days in October when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst October there were 17 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 6 and 27 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Anchorage, AK is 0.32 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1946 was the driest October with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1999 was the wettest October with 3.05 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 6 October 2012 when 0.99 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 6 and 7 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.