Barrow, AK Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Barrow, AK during October the average high temperature is 21.6°F. The hottest day on record was October 4, 1954 when the temperature recorded was 42.1°F.

Barrow, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

Overnight in October the average temperature drops below freezing at 12.1°F, with the lowest temperature of -32.1°F being recorded on October 28, 1970. On average there are 28 days in October when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 28 and 31 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Barrow, AK is 0.30 inches with rain usually falling on between 3 and 4 days. 1958 was the driest October with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1976 was the wettest October with 1.29 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 1 October 2003 when 0.26 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 23 and 24 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.