October weather forecast and climate
Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

October, like September, in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, is another warm autumn month, with average temperature varying between 29.5°C (85.1°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a moderately hot 29.5°C (85.1°F). In October, in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a very hot 36.4°C (97.5°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are September and October, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In Santa Cruz del Norte, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 51mm (2.01") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Cruz del Norte, there are 170.1 rainfall days, and 533mm (20.98") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average seawater temperature in October is 28.5°C (83.3°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.6h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, in October, the average high-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in October is estimated at 36.4°C (97.5°F).

What is the most humid month in Santa Cruz del Norte?

September and October, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Santa Cruz del Norte.

What is the average humidity in October in Santa Cruz del Norte?

The average relative humidity in October is 81%.

How much does it rain in Santa Cruz del Norte in October?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, in October, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 51mm (2.01") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, in October, the average water temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°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 Santa Cruz del Norte?

In October, the average length of the day is 11.6h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In October, the average sunshine in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba, is 7.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Santa Cruz del Norte?

In Santa Cruz del Norte, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average high temperature in October: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.1°C).

Average humidity in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (70%).

Average rainfall in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average rainfall in October: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (77mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (21mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (10.6 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (24.9°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average daylight in October: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in October - Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 5).