Snow Hill Island
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

October in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is a subzero cold spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between -16°C (3.2°F) and -9°C (15.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an extreme cold -13°C (8.6°F) in September, to a freezing cold -9°C (15.8°F). In October, the average low-temperature is -16°C (3.2°F).

Rainfall

In Snow Hill Island, during October, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. In Snow Hill Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 21 days and collects up to 76mm (2.99") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Snow Hill Island, the average seawater temperature is -1°C (30.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Snow Hill Island, the average length of the day is 14.9h.

Sunshine

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average sunshine in October is 5h.

UV index

In Snow Hill Island, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, in October, the average high-temperature is -9°C (15.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -16°C (3.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Snow Hill Island?

In October, in Snow Hill Island, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout October, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, in October, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Snow Hill Island have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Snow Hill Island is 14.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Snow Hill Island?

In October, the average sunshine in Snow Hill Island is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in October: -9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (-14°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-21°C).

Average rainfall in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in October: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (12mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (2mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in October: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and May (3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February, September, October, November and December (1 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average sea temperature in October: -1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (0°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is May (-2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in October: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in October - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 0).