Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Trees along the golden sandy shores of Bijagos Islands in Bissau, Guinea Bissau in West Africa, with ships sailing on the calm waters under clear blue skies
Trees along the golden sandy shores of Bijagos Islands in Bissau, Guinea Bissau in West Africa, with ships sailing on the calm waters under clear blue skies
October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, with average temperature ranging between min 22.8°C (73°F) and max 31.1°C (88°F).

Temperature

In Bissau, the average high-temperature in October is almost the same as in September - a still hot 31.1°C (88°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F).

Rainfall

In Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, during October, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 194.8mm (7.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 86 rainfall days, and 2022.8mm (79.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Bissau are October and November, with an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°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 is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Bissau, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Bissau?

In October, in Bissau, the average high-temperature is 31.1°C (88°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F).

How much does it rain in Bissau in October?

In Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, in October, during 10 rainfall days, 194.8mm (7.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Bissau?

October and November, with an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Bissau?

In October, the average sea temperature in Bissau is 28.8°C (83.8°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 Bissau have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bissau have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Bissau is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Bissau?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (33.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.8°C).

Average rainfall in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average rainfall in October: 194.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (682.5mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and March (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and March (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are October and November (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (24.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in October - Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
  • Average UV index in October: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).