October weather forecast
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance
Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance

Weather in October

October, like September, in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is a life-threatening cold spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -54°C (-65.2°F) and an average high of -49°C (-56.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature rises from a dangerously cold -56°C (-68.8°F) in September to a still life-threatening cold -49°C (-56.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Artigas Base, is -54°C (-65.2°F).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Artigas Base is 14h and 36min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 22:12 and sunset at 11:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 20:35 and sunset at 12:42 NZDT.

Sunshine

In Artigas Base, the average sunshine in October is 14h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Artigas Base?

In October, the average high-temperature is -49°C (-56.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -54°C (-65.2°F).

What is the average length of the day in October in Artigas Base?

The average day length in October is 14h and 36min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Artigas Base?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 22:12 and sunset at 11:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 20:35 and sunset at 12:42 NZDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Artigas Base have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Artigas Base is 14h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base?

The months with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in October in Artigas Base?

In Artigas Base, Antarctica, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average temperature in October - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in October: -49°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (-26°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August and September (-56°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -54°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (-29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-64°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in October: 14h and 36min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 19h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 5h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 14h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 20h).
The months with the least sunshine are April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 0h).

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Average UV index in October
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Average UV index in October - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in October: 0

The months with the highest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 0).

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