Yaounde
Cameroon
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Yaounde, Cameroon

Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Yaounde, Cameroon, with average temperature ranging between max 27.8°C (82°F) and min 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Temperature

In Yaounde, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). In Yaounde, in October, the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 32.3°C (90.1°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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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

The average relative humidity in Yaounde is 85%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Yaounde is October when the rain falls for 23 days and typically aggregates up to 293.6mm (11.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Yaounde, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Yaounde is 4.2h.

UV index

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Yaounde. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in October in Yaounde?

In October, the average high-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is appraised at 32.3°C (90.1°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Yaounde?

In October, the average relative humidity in Yaounde, Cameroon, is 85%.

How many days does it rain in October in Yaounde?

In Yaounde, Cameroon, in October, it is raining for 23 days, with typically 293.6mm (11.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Yaounde?

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 23 days and typically aggregates up to 293.6mm (11.6") of precipitation.

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

In Yaounde, Cameroon, the average length of the day in October is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Yaounde?

In Yaounde, the average sunshine in October is 4.2h.

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

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Yaounde.

What is the UV index reading in October in Yaounde?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Yaounde is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 19.2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (19.2°C).

Average humidity in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average humidity in October: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (79%).

Average rainfall in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall in October: 293.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (293.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (18.6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall days in October: 23 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

Average UV index in October - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).