Francistown
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Francistown, Botswana

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot spring month in Francistown, Botswana, with average temperature varying between 19°C (66.2°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In Francistown, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 28mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Francistown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 52 days and collects up to 470mm (18.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Francistown is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Francistown, Botswana, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in October in Francistown?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How much does it rain in Francistown in October?

In Francistown, Botswana, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Francistown?

In Francistown, the average length of the day in October is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Francistown have in October?

In Francistown, the average sunshine in October is 9h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Francistown are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in October in Francistown?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Francistown, Botswana, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in October: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (8°C).

Average rainfall in October - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in October: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (99mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average daylight in October: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in October - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).