October weather forecast
Galway, Ireland

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Galway, Ireland, with temperature in the range of an average high of 14.1°C (57.4°F) and an average low of 7.9°C (46.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops from an enjoyable 17.3°C (63.1°F) in September to a moderate 14.1°C (57.4°F). In Galway, the average low-temperature is 7.9°C (46.2°F).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21 days and accumulates 130mm (5.12") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Galway, in October, the average water temperature is 13.6°C (56.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.6°C (56.5°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Galway, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 34min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 7:13 pm IST. On the last day of October, in Galway, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:06 pm GMT.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from IST to GMT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from GMT to IST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Galway, Ireland, is 3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Galway is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in October transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Galway?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Galway, is 14.1°C (57.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.9°C (46.2°F).

What is the rainiest month in Galway?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21 days and accumulates 130mm (5.12") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Galway in October?

In Galway, in October, during 21 rainfall days, 130mm (5.12") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Galway?

In Galway, the average seawater temperature in October is 13.6°C (56.5°F). Swimming in 13.6°C (56.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In October, the average day length in Galway, Ireland, is 10h and 34min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Galway?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 7:13 pm IST. On the last day of the month, in Galway, Ireland, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:06 pm GMT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in October in Galway?

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Galway, Ireland, and the time zone changes from IST to GMT. DST ends on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Galway have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Galway is 3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Galway?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Galway, Ireland

Average temperature in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in October: 14.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 7.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.5°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Galway, Ireland

Average rainfall in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in October: 130mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (130mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (61mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Galway, Ireland

Average rainfall days in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 21 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (22 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and July (16 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Galway, Ireland

Average sea temperature in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.5°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Galway, Ireland

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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Average UV index in October
Galway, Ireland

Average UV index in October - Galway, Ireland
  • Average UV index in October: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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