October weather forecast and climate
Karonga, Malawi

Weather in October

October, like September, in Karonga, Malawi, is a moderately hot spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 28.4°C (83.1°F) and min 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In Karonga, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28.4°C (83.1°F). In Karonga, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 30.1°C (86.2°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 60%, October is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Karonga, during 3.6 rainfall days, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Karonga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.8 days and collects up to 699mm (27.52") of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 7, October is the month with the highest UV index in Karonga. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Karonga?

In Karonga, in October, the average high-temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in October is evaluated at 30.1°C (86.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Karonga?

With an average relative humidity of 60%, October is the least humid month in Karonga.

What is the average humidity in October in Karonga?

The average relative humidity in October in Karonga, Malawi, is 60%.

How many days does it rain in October in Karonga?

In Karonga, in October, it is raining for 3.6 days, with typically 3mm (0.12") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Karonga have in October?

In Karonga, Malawi, the average length of the day in October is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Karonga?

In Karonga, the average sunshine in October is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Karonga?

October is the month with the highest UV index in Karonga, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in October in Karonga?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average temperature in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (15.8°C).

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Average pressure in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average pressure in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average pressure in October: 1013.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1019.5mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are January, February, November and December (1012.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average wind speed in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.1km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average humidity in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average humidity in October: 60%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (60%).

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Average rainfall in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in October: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (187mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall days in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are August and September (0.9 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average daylight in October: 12.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average sunshine days in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in October: 25.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average UV index in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average cloud cover in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in October: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in October
Karonga, Malawi

Average visibility in October - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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

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