Nouakchott
Mauritania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Nouakchott, Mauritania

A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
October is a sweltering autumn month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with average temperature varying between 36.4°C (97.5°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

October is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 36.4°C (97.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Rainfall

Throughout October, in Nouakchott, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Nouakchott aggregates up to 94mm (3.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Nouakchott, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Nouakchott, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Nouakchott, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Nouakchott?

With an average high-temperature of 36.4°C (97.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°C (71.8°F), October is the warmest month in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

What is the temperature in October in Nouakchott?

In October, the average high-temperature is 36.4°C (97.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

How much does it rain in Nouakchott in October?

Throughout October, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, in October, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Nouakchott have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Nouakchott is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nouakchott have in October?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

How high is the UV index in October in Nouakchott?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average high temperature in October: 36.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

Average rainfall in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall in October: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall days in October: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average sea temperature in October: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in October - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average UV index in October: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).