October weather forecast and climate
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Bridgetown, Barbados, with average temperature varying between 28.9°C (84°F) and 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

September and October, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), are the warmest months.

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 33.6°C (92.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Bridgetown, the average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

In Bridgetown, in October, it is raining for 21.9 days, with typically 98mm (3.86") of accumulated precipitation. In Bridgetown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 233.8 days and collects up to 706mm (27.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bridgetown, the average water temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Bridgetown is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In Bridgetown, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Bridgetown?

Warmest months in Bridgetown, Barbados, are September and October, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F).

What is the temperature in October in Bridgetown?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Bridgetown, is 28.9°C (84°F), while the average low-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in October is estimated at 33.6°C (92.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Bridgetown?

In October, the average relative humidity in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Bridgetown in October?

In Bridgetown, during October, the rain falls for 21.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 98mm (3.86") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, in October, the average water temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Bridgetown have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Bridgetown?

The average sunshine in October in Bridgetown is 8.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bridgetown?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Bridgetown?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Bridgetown is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 27.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

Average pressure in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average wind speed in October: 21.5km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (19.4km/h).

Average humidity in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

Average rainfall in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in October: 98mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (13mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in October: 21.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in October: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (1.3 days).

Average UV index in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average UV index in October: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

Average cloud cover in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in October - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).