Pape'ete
French Polynesia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Pape'ete, French Polynesia

Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
October, like September, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is another warm spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.7°C (72.9°F) and max 29.7°C (85.5°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 101.5mm (4") of accumulated rainfall, make October the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 29.7°C (85.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Rainfall

In October, in Pape'ete, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 101.5mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated. In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 1687.7mm (66.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Pape'ete, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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

In October, the average length of the day in Pape'ete is 12.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Pape'ete are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Pape'ete?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Pape'ete, is 29.7°C (85.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F).

How much does it rain in Pape'ete in October?

In October, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 101.5mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, in October, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Pape'ete have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Pape'ete?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Pape'ete?

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in October in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Pape
  • Average high temperature in October: 29.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in October - Pape
  • Average rainfall in October: 101.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (52.1mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Pape
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Pape
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.4°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Pape
  • Average daylight in October: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.5h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in October - Pape
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).