October weather forecast
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.5°C (85.1°F) and an average low of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a moderately hot 29.5°C (85.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Sosúa, is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is estimated at a very hot 35.9°C (96.6°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind). 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 particularly important for children. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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

In Sosúa, the average relative humidity in October is 79%.

Rainfall

In Sosúa, it is raining for 21.2 days, with typically 84mm (3.31") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 229.2 rainfall days, and 719mm (28.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°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

The average length of the day in October in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 11h and 41min.
On the first day of October in Sosúa, sunrise is at 06:32 and sunset at 18:30. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:08 AST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Sosúa is 9.3h.

UV index

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Sosúa. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Sosúa?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 29.5°C (85.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in October is estimated at 35.9°C (96.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Sosúa?

In October, the average relative humidity in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in October in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, during October, the rain falls for 21.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, Dominican Republic, the average seawater temperature in October is 29.1°C (84.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Sosúa have in October?

In Sosúa, the average day length in October is 11h and 41min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Sosúa?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:32 and sunset at 18:30. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:08 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Sosúa have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 9.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sosúa?

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in October in Sosúa?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Sosúa is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average temperature in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in October: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average pressure in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average pressure in October: 1013mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1013mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average wind speed in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October and November (11.5km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average humidity in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in October: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (100mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (39mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall days in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in October: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (15.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sea temperature in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.8°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 41min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sunshine days in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average UV index in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average cloud cover in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average cloud cover in October: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in October
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average visibility in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • 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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