October weather forecast
Kasungu, Malawi

Weather in October

October is a hot spring month in Kasungu, Malawi, with an average temperature varying between 18.9°C (66°F) and 30.2°C (86.4°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a hot 30.2°C (86.4°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is computed to be a tropical 31°C (87.8°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. 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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 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, metabolic differences, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

In Kasungu, Malawi, the average relative humidity in October is 49%.

Rainfall

In Kasungu, during 3.6 rainfall days, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kasungu, there are 144.7 rainfall days, and 719mm (28.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kasungu, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 24min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:29 and sunset at 17:42. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 17:46 CAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Kasungu is 9.7h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 7, October is the month with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Kasungu?

In October, in Kasungu, Malawi, the average high-temperature is 30.2°C (86.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F). in October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Kasungu?

In October, the average relative humidity in Kasungu, Malawi, is 49%.

How much does it rain in Kasungu in October?

In Kasungu, in October, during 3.6 rainfall days, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Kasungu have in October?

The average day length in October in Kasungu, Malawi, is 12h and 24min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Kasungu?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:29 and sunset at 17:42. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 17:46 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kasungu have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Kasungu?

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

How high is the UV index in October in Kasungu?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average temperature in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average pressure in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average pressure in October: 1013.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average wind speed in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (13.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average humidity in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average humidity in October: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (48%).

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Average rainfall in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average rainfall in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in October: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (203mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Kasungu, Malawi

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.1 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 24min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average sunshine days in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in October: 26 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Kasungu, Malawi

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

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Kasungu, Malawi

Average cloud cover in October - Kasungu, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in October: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in October
Kasungu, Malawi

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

The months with the highest visibility are August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (6km).

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