Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

A scenic shot of the Gibraltar Rock in Gibraltar
A scenic shot of the Gibraltar Rock in Gibraltar
October, like September, in Gibraltar, Gibraltar, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from 26°C (78.8°F) in September, to a still moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

In Gibraltar, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 55mm (2.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 63.5 rainfall days, and 767mm (30.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Gibraltar, the average water temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.6°C (69.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Gibraltar, Gibraltar, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Gibraltar, Gibraltar, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

UV index

In Gibraltar, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Gibraltar?

In Gibraltar, Gibraltar, in October, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Gibraltar?

In Gibraltar, Gibraltar, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 55mm (2.2") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in October in Gibraltar?

In Gibraltar, Gibraltar, in October, the average water temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F). Swimming in 20.6°C (69.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Gibraltar have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Gibraltar is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Gibraltar?

The average sunshine in October in Gibraltar is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Gibraltar?

In Gibraltar, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average high temperature in October: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 17°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10°C).

Average rainfall in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average rainfall in October: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (152mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March and December (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.5 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average sea temperature in October: 20.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in October - Gibraltar, Gibraltar
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).