Christmas Island
Christmas Island
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Christmas Island, Christmas Island

Bluewater waves hitting the rocky coast of Christmas Island in Australia with mountains in the side view
Bluewater waves hitting the rocky coast of Christmas Island in Australia with mountains in the side view
October, like September, in Christmas Island, Christmas Island, is a moderately hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.6°C (74.5°F) and an average high of 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

In Christmas Island, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Rainfall

In Christmas Island, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 68.7mm (2.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Christmas Island, there are 152 rainfall days, and 2101.3mm (82.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Christmas Island, Christmas Island, is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Christmas Island, the average sunshine in October is 9h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Christmas Island, Christmas Island. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Christmas Island?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Christmas Island, Christmas Island, is 27.8°C (82°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How much does it rain in Christmas Island in October?

In Christmas Island, Christmas Island, during October, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 68.7mm (2.7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Christmas Island?

In Christmas Island, in October, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Christmas Island have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Christmas Island, Christmas Island, is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Christmas Island?

In October, the average sunshine in Christmas Island, Christmas Island, is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Christmas Island?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Christmas Island.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Christmas Island?

In Christmas Island, Christmas Island, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (29.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are August and September (23.2°C).

Average rainfall in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall in October: 68.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (348.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (43.1mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (26°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average daylight in October: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 22h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8h).

Average UV index in October - Christmas Island, Christmas Island
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).