October weather forecast
N'Djamena, Chad

Weather in October

October is a very hot autumn month in N'Djamena, Chad, with an average temperature varying between 36.9°C (98.4°F) and 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a tropical 33.7°C (92.7°F) in September to a sweltering 36.9°C (98.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is calculated to be a burning hot 45°C (113°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in N'Djamena is 49%.

Rainfall

In N'Djamena, Chad, in October, during 3 rainfall days, 20.3mm (0.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 60 rainfall days, and 510.3mm (20.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in N'Djamena, Chad, is 11h and 52min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 17:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 17:34 WAT.

Sunshine

In N'Djamena, the average sunshine in October is 9.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in N'Djamena is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in October transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in N'Djamena?

In N'Djamena, in October, the average high-temperature is 36.9°C (98.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in October is calculated to be 45°C (113°F).

What is the average humidity in October in N'Djamena?

The average relative humidity in October in N'Djamena is 49%.

How much does it rain in N'Djamena in October?

In N'Djamena, Chad, in October, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 20.3mm (0.8") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does N'Djamena have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in N'Djamena?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 17:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 17:34 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in October in N'Djamena?

The average sunshine duration in October in N'Djamena is 9.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in N'Djamena?

In N'Djamena, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
N'Djamena, Chad

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  • Average high temperature in October: 36.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (41°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (31.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.3°C).

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Average humidity in October
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  • Average humidity in October: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (21%).

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Average rainfall in October
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  • Average rainfall in October: 20.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (174.4mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
N'Djamena, Chad

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  • Average rainfall days in October: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
N'Djamena, Chad

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  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average UV index in October
N'Djamena, Chad

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  • Average UV index in October: 11

The 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).

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