October weather forecast
Colon, Curaçao

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Weather in October

As October progresses, rainfall attains its zenith at 96mm (3.78"), making it the month with the maximum rainfall. Despite the surge in rainfall, daylight hours drop slowly in the transition towards the onset of the cooler months. The rather high cloud cover percentage this month justifies the considerable rainfall. To counterbalance the wetter days, the weather remains pleasurably warm throughout the month. Wind speeds drop significantly since September, announcing a less breezy environment during the month.

Temperature

The months of September and October are noted for their peak temperatures, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F).

Heat index

Throughout October, the heat index is estimated at a hot 34°C (93.2°F). Heightened precautions are necessary, heat cramps and heat exhaustion are potential risks. Continuous activity could lead to heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to the sun directly might heighten the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'feels like', gives an indication of how one might feel in terms of heat after considering humidity. A person's impression of weather can be swayed by numerous aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Keep in mind that direct sunshine exposure can amplify the weather's effects, possibly increasing the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical to babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are October through December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 23.1 days. Throughout October, 96mm (3.78") of precipitation is accumulated. In Colon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 220.5 days and collects up to 653mm (25.71") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Colon, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 52min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:10 AST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 9h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Colon. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the maximum UV index of 7 suggests these recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Limit direct sun exposure and seek shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the time of the most intense UV radiation, noting that shade structures may not provide total sun protection. A hat with a generous brim can prevent nearly 50% of UV rays from reaching your eyes.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the hottest time of year in Colon?

During September and October, Colon experiences its warmest period, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F).

Is it hot in Colon during October?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Colon during October are 28.9°C (84°F) and 28.1°C (82.6°F) respectively. In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Colon?

October through December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in October in Colon?

In Colon, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

How much does it rain in Colon in October?

In Colon, Curaçao, in October, it is raining for 23.1 days, with typically 96mm (3.78") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In October, the average day length in Colon is 11h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Colon?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:10 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Colon have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Colon is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Colon?

The months with the highest UV index in Colon, Curaçao, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Colon?

The months with the lowest UV index in Colon are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Colon?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Colon, Curaçao, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average temperature in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 28.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°C).

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Average pressure in October
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Average pressure in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
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Average wind speed in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average wind speed in October: 25.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (34.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (24.6km/h).

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Average humidity in October
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Average humidity in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October, November and December (78%).

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Average rainfall in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average rainfall in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall in October: 96mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average rainfall days in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall days in October: 23.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13.9 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are March, April and December (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average sunshine days in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average sunshine days in October: 5.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (3.7 days).

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Average UV index in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average UV index in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average cloud cover in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average cloud cover in October: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in October
Colon, Curaçao

Average visibility in October - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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