Gaborone
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Gaborone, Botswana

Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
October, the same as September, in Gaborone, Botswana, is another hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16.3°C (61.3°F) and an average high of 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still tropical 32°C (89.6°F). In Gaborone, in October, the average low-temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

Rainfall

In Gaborone, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 13.1mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 41 rainfall days, and 189.7mm (7.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Gaborone, Botswana, is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gaborone is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gaborone is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in October in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, Botswana, in October, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, in October, during 4 rainfall days, 13.1mm (0.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Gaborone have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Gaborone is 12.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gaborone have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Gaborone, Botswana, is 9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Gaborone?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in October: 32°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 16.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

Average rainfall in October - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in October: 13.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (32.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (1 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average daylight in October: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

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

Average UV index in October - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average UV index in October: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).