Port-aux-Français
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

October in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is a chilly spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 6.8°C (44.2°F) and min 0.4°C (32.7°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a chilly 6.8°C (44.2°F). In Port-aux-Français, the average low-temperature is 0.4°C (32.7°F).

Rainfall

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in October, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 54.6mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months with snowfall.

Sea temperature

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Port-aux-Français is 4.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in October, the average high-temperature is 6.8°C (44.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.4°C (32.7°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in October, during 13 rainfall days, 54.6mm (2.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in October in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, during October, snow falls for 11 days.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Port-aux-Français?

Through and October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F).

What is the sea temperature in October in Port-aux-Français?

In October, the average sea temperature in Port-aux-Français is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Port-aux-Français have in October?

In Port-aux-Français, the average length of the day in October is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Port-aux-Français?

The average sunshine in October in Port-aux-Français is 4.9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average high temperature in October: 6.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (11.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 0.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (4.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

Average rainfall in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall in October: 54.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (69mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (12 days).

Average snowfall days in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average snowfall days in October: 11 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 2°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average daylight in October: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.9h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in October - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).