October weather forecast and climate
Chidambaram, India

The first month of the post monsoon autumn, October, is also a hot month in Chidambaram, India, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.9°C (78.6°F) and an average high of 31.5°C (88.7°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still hot 31.5°C (88.7°F). In Chidambaram, the average low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a scorching 40.3°C (104.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Chidambaram, during October, the rain falls for 24.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 173mm (6.81") of precipitation. In Chidambaram, during the entire year, the rain falls for 189.4 days and collects up to 828mm (32.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Chidambaram is 7h.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Chidambaram?

In Chidambaram, India, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.5°C (88.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 40.3°C (104.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Chidambaram?

In October, the average relative humidity in Chidambaram, India, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Chidambaram in October?

In Chidambaram, during October, the rain falls for 24.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 173mm (6.81") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Chidambaram have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Chidambaram?

In Chidambaram, India, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Chidambaram?

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Chidambaram, India.

What is the UV index reading in October in Chidambaram?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Chidambaram is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (36.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°C).

Average pressure in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average pressure in October: 1009mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1005mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average wind speed in October: 12.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (18.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (12.5km/h).

Average humidity in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (59%).

Average rainfall in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average rainfall in October: 173mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (174mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (8mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average rainfall days in October: 24.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average sunshine days in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average sunshine days in October: 5.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (4 days).

Average UV index in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May and June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average cloud cover in October: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 14).

Average visibility in October - Chidambaram, India
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).