Scranton, PA Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Scranton, PA during October the average high temperature is 63.0°F. The hottest day on record was October 9, 2007 when the temperature hit 87.1°F.

Scranton, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

During October the overnight temperature drops to an average of 41.5°F, with the lowest temperature of 21.9°F being recorded on October 20, 1974. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 10 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Scranton, PA is 3.47 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1997 was the driest October with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2007 was the wettest October with 8.58 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 1 October 2010 when 4.42 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 0 and 1 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.