Arutanga
Cook Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Arutanga, Cook Islands

October, like September, in Arutanga, Cook Islands, is a moderately hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26°C (78.8°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 124mm (4.9") of accumulated rainfall, make October the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature remains the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Arutanga, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 124mm (4.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114 rainfall days, and 1984mm (78.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are July through October, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Arutanga, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Arutanga is 5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Arutanga?

In October, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Arutanga in October?

In October, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 124mm (4.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Arutanga?

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Arutanga.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Arutanga?

In October, the average sea temperature in Arutanga is 26°C (78.8°F). 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.

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

In Arutanga, the average length of the day in October is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Arutanga have in October?

In Arutanga, the average sunshine in October is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Arutanga?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Arutanga.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Arutanga?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Arutanga is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average high temperature in October: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (21°C).

Average rainfall in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall in October: 124mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (251mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (81mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (26°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average daylight in October: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

Months with most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 17h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in October - Arutanga, Cook Islands
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 6).