October weather forecast
Sliema, Malta

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Weather in October

In October, Sliema features a drastic leap in rainfall quantity to 74mm (2.91") alongside cooler temperatures. The clear blue sky becomes cloudier as the rainy season makes its way. This shift from dry, hot weather towards a cooler, wet season presents an entirely different atmosphere in Sliema, Malta. Even with the changes in weather, the sea remains relatively warm, providing a contrast against the cooler air. The falling leaves, tempered sunshine, and mild winds define October’s charm.

Temperature

The beginning of October in Sliema reveals an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 23.5°C (74.3°F), showing minimal deviation from the previous month. Sliema's nights in October maintain a consistent average of 22.5°C (72.5°F), demonstrating a minimal differential from its daytime temperature.

Humidity

In Sliema, the average relative humidity in October is 71%.

Rainfall

In Sliema, Malta, in October, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 74mm (2.91") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 107.6 rainfall days, and 347mm (13.66") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sliema, in October, the average water temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: When considering a person's aversion to cold, factors like sunshine, wind, and atmospheric temperature are key. Swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) might be delightful. (Remember: The Olympics' swimming events have water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Sliema, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 6:45 pm CEST. On the last day of October, in Sliema, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 5:07 pm CET.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 3:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

In Sliema, the average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in October transforms into the following instructions:
Take care. Persons with lighter skin might suffer burns in less than 30 minutes. Given the potency of the midday Sun's UV radiation, one should avoid prolonged exposure. Shield yourself from the harmful effects of UV radiation with sun-protective attire, a hat, and quality sunglasses. Alert! UV radiation becomes sharper due to reflections from sand and water.
Updated: Feb 7, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Sliema in October?

In Sliema, 23.5°C (74.3°F) is the average high-temperature and 22.5°C (72.5°F) is the average low-temperature during October. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is estimated at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Sliema?

In Sliema, the average relative humidity in October is 71%.

How much does it rain in Sliema in October?

In Sliema, during October, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm (2.91") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Sliema?

In Sliema, Malta, the average seawater temperature in October is 23.4°C (74.1°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Sliema have in October?

In October, the average day length in Sliema, Malta, is 11h and 16min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Sliema?

On the first day of October in Sliema, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 6:45 pm CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 5:07 pm CET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Sliema?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 3:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends in Sliema, Malta, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Sliema have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Sliema is 7.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sliema?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Sliema, Malta, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Sliema, Malta

Average temperature in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average high temperature in October: 23.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (14.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (13.5°C).

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Average pressure in October
Sliema, Malta

Average pressure in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Sliema, Malta

Average wind speed in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average wind speed in October: 20.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (27.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (13.2km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Sliema, Malta

Average humidity in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (69%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sliema, Malta

Average rainfall in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average rainfall in October: 74mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (76mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Sliema, Malta

Average rainfall days in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Sliema, Malta

Average sea temperature in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.4°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Sliema, Malta

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Sliema, Malta

Average sunshine days in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (12 days).

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Average UV index in October
Sliema, Malta

Average UV index in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in October
Sliema, Malta

Average cloud cover in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in October
Sliema, Malta

Average visibility in October - Sliema, Malta
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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

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