Sitka, AK Climate in October

Temperature for October

In Sitka, AK during October the average high temperature is 51.3°F. The hottest day on record was October 1, 1987 when the temperature recorded was 64.9°F.

Sitka, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for October

Low Temperature

During October the overnight temperature drops to an average of 42.2°F, with the lowest temperature of 19.9°F being recorded on October 30, 1984. On average there are 1 days in October when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 11 times in October.

Precipitation for October

In October the average monthly rainfall in Sitka, AK is 13.29 inches with rain usually falling on between 19 and 20 days. 2012 was the driest October with only 5.85 inches of rain falling, and 1978 was the wettest October with 28.44 inches of rain. The wettest single day in October was 18 October 1978 when 4.33 inches of rain fell.

In October it usually snows on between 1 and 2 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.