Sosúa
Dominican Republic
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

October, like September, in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 29.5°C (85.1°F) and 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In Sosúa, Dominican Republic, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a warm 29.5°C (85.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Sosúa, is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a torrid 35.9°C (96.6°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Sosúa, Dominican Republic, during October, the rain falls for 21.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation. In Sosúa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229.2 days and collects up to 719mm (28.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Sosúa 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 Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In Sosúa, the average sunshine 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 estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Sosúa?

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

What is the average humidity in October in Sosúa?

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

How much does it rain in Sosúa in October?

In Sosúa, in October, it is raining for 21.2 days, with typically 84mm (3.31") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Sosúa?

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

How many hours of daylight does Sosúa have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sosúa have in October?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in October in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8.4h).

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

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