October weather forecast and climate
Ranchi, India

October, the first month of the post monsoon autumn, in Ranchi, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Temperature

In Ranchi, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 31.1°C (88°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout October, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ranchi, India, there are 125.5 rainfall days, and 836mm (32.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.6h.

Sunshine

In Ranchi, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Ranchi is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Ranchi?

In Ranchi, in October, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to 31.1°C (88°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Ranchi?

In Ranchi, the average relative humidity in October is 73%.

How much does it rain in Ranchi in October?

In Ranchi, India, in October, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 66mm (2.6") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Ranchi have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Ranchi, India, is 11.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ranchi have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 8.6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Ranchi?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average high temperature in October: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (38.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.4°C).

Average pressure in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (999.9mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (10.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.9km/h).

Average humidity in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

Average rainfall in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average rainfall in October: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (223mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average daylight in October: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.4).

Average sunshine days in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average sunshine days in October: 18.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (28.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.7 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are April and May (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in October - Ranchi, India
  • Average cloud cover in October: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 59).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and December (Cloud cover 9).

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are August and September (8km).