October weather forecast
Lilongwe, Malawi

Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi

Weather in October

October in Lilongwe, Malawi, is a tropical spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 18.5°C (65.3°F) and 30.6°C (87.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30.6°C (87.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.5°C (65.3°F), October is the warmest month.

Heat index

The average heat index in October is computed to be a hot 31.3°C (88.3°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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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 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

In October, the average relative humidity is 46%.

Rainfall

In Lilongwe, during 5.7 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 160.7 rainfall days, and 807mm (31.77") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Lilongwe, Malawi, is 9.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lilongwe are August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average 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. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Lilongwe?

The warmest month in Lilongwe is October, with an average high-temperature of 30.6°C (87.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.5°C (65.3°F).

What is the temperature in October in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, in October, the average high-temperature is 30.6°C (87.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in October is computed to be 31.3°C (88.3°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, the average relative humidity in October is 46%.

How much does it rain in Lilongwe in October?

In Lilongwe, in October, during 5.7 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Lilongwe have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lilongwe have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Lilongwe, Malawi, is 9.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lilongwe?

August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Lilongwe, Malawi.

How high is the UV index in October in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average temperature in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (30.6°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.9°C).

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Average pressure in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average pressure in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average pressure in October: 1013.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average wind speed in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.2km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average humidity in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average humidity in October: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (44%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average rainfall in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in October: 12mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (211mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average rainfall days in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average daylight in October: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average sunshine days in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in October: 24.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (28.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average UV index in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
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
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average cloud cover in October - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in October: 15

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in October
Lilongwe, Malawi

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

Months with the highest visibility are August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (7km).

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