October weather forecast
Kodaikanal, India

Weather in October

October, the first month of the post-monsoon autumn in Kodaikanal, is still a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low of 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still hot 30.1°C (86.2°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is calculated to be a very hot 35.5°C (95.9°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 71%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 23.9 days and accumulates 216mm (8.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Kodaikanal, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 54min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 6:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 5:56 pm IST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Kodaikanal?

In Kodaikanal, in October, the average high-temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to be 35.5°C (95.9°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Kodaikanal?

In October, the average relative humidity in Kodaikanal, India, is 71%.

What is the wettest month in Kodaikanal?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Kodaikanal. Rain falls for 23.9 days and accumulates 216mm (8.5") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Kodaikanal in October?

In October, in Kodaikanal, the rain falls for 23.9 days. Throughout October, 216mm (8.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In October, the average day length is 11h and 54min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Kodaikanal?

On the first day of October in Kodaikanal, India, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 6:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 5:56 pm IST.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodaikanal have in October?

In Kodaikanal, India, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kodaikanal?

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

What is the UV index intensity in October in Kodaikanal?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Kodaikanal is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average temperature in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average pressure in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average pressure in October: 1009.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.8mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and June (1007.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average wind speed in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (5.9km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average humidity in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

The months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (55%).

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Average rainfall in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average rainfall in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average rainfall in October: 216mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (216mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average rainfall days in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average rainfall days in October: 23.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 54min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average sunshine days in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average sunshine days in October: 4.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (4.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Kodaikanal, India

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

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in October
Kodaikanal, India

Average cloud cover in October - Kodaikanal, India
  • Average cloud cover in October: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in October
Kodaikanal, India

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

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

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