Artigas Base
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is another dangerously cold spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between -54°C (-65.2°F) and -49°C (-56.2°F).

Temperature

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In Artigas Base, the average sunshine is 14h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

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?

In October, the average length of the day is 14.6h.

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

The average sunshine in October in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is 14h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in October in Artigas Base?

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in October: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 19.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 5.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 14h

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

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

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