Basse Terre
Guadeloupe
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Basse Terre, Guadeloupe

A view of the seascape of the Deshaies Bay in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
A view of the seascape of the Deshaies Bay in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
October, like September, is another tropical autumn month in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still hot 30°C (86°F). In October, in Basse Terre, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, in October, during 23 rainfall days, 220mm (8.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Basse Terre, during the entire year, the rain falls for 253 days and collects up to 1750mm (68.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Basse Terre, in October, the average water temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Basse Terre is 11.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, February, September through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In Basse Terre, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, in October, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Basse Terre in October?

In October, in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, the rain falls for 23 days. Throughout October, 220mm (8.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, in October, the average water temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Basse Terre have in October?

In Basse Terre, the average length of the day in October is 11.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Basse Terre?

January, February, September through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe.

How long on average sun shines in October in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average high temperature in October: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June and July (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (20°C).

Average rainfall in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall in October: 220mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (230mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (60mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall days in October: 23 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (17 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average daylight in October: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average UV index in October: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).