October weather forecast and climate
Dharapuram, India

The first month of the post monsoon autumn, October, is also a hot month in Dharapuram, India, with average temperature ranging between max 31.5°C (88.7°F) and min 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In Dharapuram, the average high-temperature in October is relatively the same as in September - a still tropical 31.5°C (88.7°F). In October, in Dharapuram, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is evaluated at a very hot 39°C (102.2°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind). 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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 70%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22.6 days and accumulates 171mm (6.73") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Dharapuram?

In Dharapuram, India, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.5°C (88.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 39°C (102.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Dharapuram?

In Dharapuram, the average relative humidity in October is 70%.

How many days does it rain in October in Dharapuram?

In Dharapuram, India, in October, during 22.6 rainfall days, 171mm (6.73") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Dharapuram?

The month with the most rainfall in Dharapuram is October when the rain falls for 22.6 days and typically aggregates up to 171mm (6.73") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Dharapuram?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Dharapuram have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Dharapuram is 7.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dharapuram?

Months with the lowest UV index in Dharapuram are January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in October in Dharapuram?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Dharapuram, India, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (36.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.3°C).

Average pressure in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1007.7mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (23km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (7.2km/h).

Average humidity in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (51%).

Average rainfall in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average rainfall in October: 171mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (171mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (7mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.7 days).

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

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average sunshine days in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (6.8 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 14).

Average visibility in October - Dharapuram, India
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, October, November and December (9km).