Saunders Island Settlement
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

October in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is a fresh spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 2°C (35.6°F) and max 11°C (51.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a chilly 8°C (46.4°F) in September, to a fresh 11°C (51.8°F). In October, in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

Rainfall

September and October are months with the least rain in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of rain.

Sea temperature

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 6°C (42.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

The average length of the day in October is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Saunders Island Settlement is 6h.

UV index

In Saunders Island Settlement, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Saunders Island Settlement?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 11°C (51.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, in October, during 8 rainfall days, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Saunders Island Settlement?

September and October are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of rain.

What months are the sea coldest in Saunders Island Settlement?

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 6°C (42.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How cold is the water in October in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, the average seawater temperature in October is 6°C (42.8°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Saunders Island Settlement have in October?

In Saunders Island Settlement, the average length of the day in October is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Saunders Island Settlement have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average high temperature in October: 11°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (15°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July and August (0°C).

Average rainfall in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall in October: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (53mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (28mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August, September and October (8 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average sea temperature in October: 6°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (10°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (6°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average daylight in October: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in October - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 0).