October weather forecast and climate
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, in the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, in the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
October, like September, in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is another warm spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 29°C (84.2°F) and min 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In West Island, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

October is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 99mm (3.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in West Island are July through December, with an average sea temperature of 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

The average length of the day in West Island is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in West Island is 12h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in West Island. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in West Island?

In October, in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in West Island in October?

In October, in West Island, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout October, 99mm (3.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in West Island?

October is the month with the least rainfall in West Island. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 99mm (3.9") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in West Island?

July through December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

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

In October, the average sea temperature in West Island is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in October in West Island?

The average length of the day in October is 12.4h.

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

The average sunshine in October in West Island is 12h.

When is the highest UV index in West Island?

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

How high is the UV index in October in West Island?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average high temperature in October: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August and September (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (23°C).

Average rainfall in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall in October: 99mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (255mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (99mm).

Average rainfall days in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (11 days).

Average sea temperature in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and June (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average daylight in October: 12.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 12h

Months with the most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 20h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h).

Average UV index in October - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • 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).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).