Libreville
Gabon
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Libreville, Gabon

Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon
Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon
October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Libreville, Gabon, with average temperature ranging between max 28°C (82.4°F) and min 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 33.2°C (91.8°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Libreville are October and November, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In Libreville, during 25 rainfall days, 427.2mm (16.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Libreville, Gabon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.4 days and collects up to 2841.7mm (111.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Libreville, the average water temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°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

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Libreville, Gabon. January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Libreville is 3.6h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Libreville?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Libreville, Gabon, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is calculated to 33.2°C (91.8°F).

What are the most humid months in Libreville?

October and November, with an average relative humidity of 87%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in October in Libreville?

The average relative humidity in October is 87%.

How much does it rain in Libreville in October?

In Libreville, Gabon, in October, during 25 rainfall days, 427.2mm (16.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Libreville?

In October, the average sea temperature in Libreville, Gabon, is 26.6°C (79.9°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.

When are the longest days in Libreville?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Libreville, Gabon.

What is the month with the shortest days in Libreville?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Libreville, Gabon.

What is the average length of the day in October in Libreville?

In October, the average length of the day in Libreville is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Libreville have in October?

In Libreville, the average sunshine in October is 3.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Libreville?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Libreville?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Libreville, Gabon, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in October: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.8°C).

Average humidity in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average humidity in October: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July and August (81%).

Average rainfall in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in October: 427.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (490mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (6.6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in October: 25 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.7 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average sea temperature in October: 26.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (24.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average daylight in October: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3.6h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.9h).

Average UV index in October - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).