Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
October is a very hot autumn month in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.5°C (72.5°F) and 35.4°C (95.7°F).

Temperature

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a tropical 32°C (89.6°F) in September, to a torrid 35.4°C (95.7°F). In October, in Ouagadougou, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is calculated to a blazing hot 45.3°C (113.5°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 58%.

Rainfall

In Ouagadougou, it is raining for 1.3 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 35.2 rainfall days, and 788mm (31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ouagadougou, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 in October interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in October in Ouagadougou?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Ouagadougou, is 35.4°C (95.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Ouagadougou?

In October, the average relative humidity in Ouagadougou is 58%.

How many days does it rain in October in Ouagadougou?

In October, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the rain falls for 1.3 days. Throughout October, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average length of the day in October is 11.9h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou?

January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ouagadougou have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Ouagadougou?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in October: 35.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (39.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°C).

Average humidity in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average humidity in October: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (28.5%).

Average rainfall in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in October: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (227mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in October: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, May, October and November (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in October - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in October: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).