October weather forecast
Mchinji, Malawi

Weather in October

October, like September, is another hot spring month in Mchinji, Malawi, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low of 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is October, with an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is evaluated at a hot 34°C (93.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind). 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 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Mchinji is 42%.

Rainfall

January through August, October through December are months with rainfall. October is the first month it rains. Throughout October, in the average 4.3 rainfall days, it receives 6mm (0.24") of precipitation. In Mchinji, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160.6 days and collects up to 873mm (34.37") of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:31 and sunset at 17:44. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 17:49 CAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are September and October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 warmest month in Mchinji?

With an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F), October is the warmest month in Mchinji.

What is the temperature in October in Mchinji?

In Mchinji, in October, the average high-temperature is 32.6°C (90.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F). in October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Mchinji?

In Mchinji, Malawi, the average relative humidity in October is 42%.

When does it start to rain in Mchinji?

October is the first month it rains in Mchinji, Malawi. Throughout October, in the average 4.3 rainfall days, it receives 6mm (0.24") of precipitation.

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

The average day length in October in Mchinji is 12h and 25min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Mchinji?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:31 and sunset at 17:44. On the last day of the month, in Mchinji, Malawi, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 17:49 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Mchinji have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Mchinji?

The months with the highest UV index are September and October, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in October in Mchinji?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Mchinji is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average temperature in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in October: 32.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (24.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (12.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average pressure in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average pressure in October: 1012.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average wind speed in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in October: 14.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (14.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (7.2km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average humidity in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average humidity in October: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (39%).

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Average rainfall in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average rainfall in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in October: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (217mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average rainfall days in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (29.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (1.2 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 25min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Mchinji, Malawi

Average sunshine days in October - Mchinji, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in October: 25.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (29.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (0.8 days).

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Average UV index in October
Mchinji, Malawi

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

The months with the highest UV index are September and October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Mchinji, Malawi

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in October
Mchinji, Malawi

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

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (7km).

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