Copenhagen
Denmark
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark, on a sunny morning
Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark, on a sunny morning
October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Copenhagen, Denmark, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.1°C (43°F) and 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Temperature

In Copenhagen, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases, from an enjoyable 16.7°C (62.1°F) in September, to a cool 11.9°C (53.4°F). In Copenhagen, in October, the average low-temperature is 6.1°C (43°F).

Humidity

In Copenhagen, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In October, in Copenhagen, the rain falls for 14.5 days. Throughout October, 50.2mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Copenhagen, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.4 days and collects up to 522.6mm (20.6") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Copenhagen.

Sea temperature

In Copenhagen, the average seawater temperature is 12.5°C (54.5°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

Sunshine

In Copenhagen, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

UV index

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Copenhagen?

In October, in Copenhagen, the average high-temperature is 11.9°C (53.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.1°C (43°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, the average relative humidity in October is 83%.

How many days does it rain in October in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, in October, during 14.5 rainfall days, 50.2mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Copenhagen?

October is the first month it typically snows in Copenhagen. Throughout October, there are 0.2 snowfall days.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average seawater temperature in October is 12.5°C (54.5°F). Swimming in 12.5°C (54.5°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Copenhagen have in October?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average length of the day in October is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Copenhagen?

The average sunshine in October in Copenhagen is 3.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Copenhagen?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Copenhagen is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average high temperature in October: 11.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.9°C).

Average humidity in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average humidity in October: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall in October: 50.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (58.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (22.7mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (15.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (10.8 days).

Average snowfall days in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average sea temperature in October: 12.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.3°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average daylight in October: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.3h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

Average UV index in October - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).