, like September
, in Benghazi
, is a moderately hot autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 27.8°C (82°F).
In Benghazi, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases from a tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F) in September to a warm 27.8°C (82°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 16.5°C (61.7°F).
The average heat index in October is computed to be a hot 30°C (86°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 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 individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing), and activity. 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 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.
In Benghazi, Libya, the average relative humidity in October is 64%.
In October, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout October, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is accumulated. In Benghazi, Libya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 45 days and collects up to 270mm (10.63") of precipitation.
In Benghazi, in October, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).Note
: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24°C (75.2°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)
In Benghazi, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:33 and sunset at 18:24. On the last day of October, in Benghazi, Libya, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 17:50 EET.
The average sunshine in October is 8.1h.
The average daily maximum UV index in October in Benghazi is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.Note
: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.