Average Precipitation for New York in October





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during October at cities and other locations around New York state.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Downstate New York, Hudson Valley & Catskills, Adirondacks & Seaway, Finger Lakes & Central New York State and Western New York State.

Downstate New York

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Bridgehampton, Long Island 4.7 120
9 Islip, Long Island 4.0 101
9 New York City, Brooklyn 4.0 102
10 New York City, Central Park 4.4 111
9 New York JFK Airport 3.7 94
9 New York La Guardia Airport 3.8 97
10 White Plains 4.3 110

Hudson Valley & Catskills

October averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Albany 3.9 98
10 Hudson 4.2 107
10 Poughkeepsie 4.6 118
12 Saratoga Springs 4.1 105
13 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 6.4 162

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average amount of rain and snow in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Glens Falls 3.7 93
15 Lake Placid 4.2 107
12 Massena 3.4 87
14 Old Forge 5.2 131
13 Plattsburgh 3.0 77
14 Tupper Lake 4.4 112
16 Watertown 5.0 127

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Auburn 4.5 114
13 Binghamton 3.8 96
14 Corning 3.6 91
13 Elmira 3.5 90
15 Ithaca 3.7 94
13 Oneonta 3.9 99
15 Syracuse 3.9 99
14 Utica 4.3 109

Western New York State

Total precipitation during October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Allegany State Park 4.3 108
15 Batavia 3.6 91
14 Buffalo 4.0 102
14 Jamestown 4.1 104
14 Niagara Falls 3.3 83
15 Olean 3.6 91
14 Rochester 3.2 82
11 Sherman 5.4 137
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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