Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
October, the same as September, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 33°C (91.4°F) and min 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Port-au-Prince, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still tropical 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Port-au-Prince, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Port-au-Prince, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 170mm (6.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 99 rainfall days, and 1353mm (53.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°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.

Daylight

In Port-au-Prince, the average length of the day in October is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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. 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 Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, in October, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Port-au-Prince?

In October, in Port-au-Prince, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout October, 170mm (6.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average seawater temperature in October is 29.5°C (85.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Port-au-Prince have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Port-au-Prince?

The average sunshine in October in Port-au-Prince is 8.1h.

How high is the UV index in October in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average high temperature in October: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July and August (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February, March and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall in October: 170mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (231mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and December (33mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are February, April and August (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are June and December (Average sunshine: 7.9).

Average UV index in October - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • 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 7).