Port Louis
Mauritius
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Port Louis, Mauritius

The city of Port Louis in Mauritius, viewed from above, with a view of the sea and cloudy sky
The city of Port Louis in Mauritius, viewed from above, with a view of the sea and cloudy sky
October, like September, in Port Louis, Mauritius, is a moderately hot spring month, with average temperature varying between 20.4°C (68.7°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In Port Louis, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). In Port Louis, the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F).

Rainfall

October is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Port Louis, in October, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Port Louis.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, Mauritius, in October, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, during October, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Port Louis?

October is the month with the least rainfall in Port Louis. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, Mauritius, the average seawater temperature in October is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the average length of the day in October in Port Louis?

The average length of the day in October in Port Louis is 12.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Port Louis?

October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in October in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, the average sunshine in October is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Port Louis?

Months with the highest UV index in Port Louis, Mauritius, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in October in Port Louis?

In Port Louis, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 20.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average rainfall in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in October: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (160mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (15mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in October: 24°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in October: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are March, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).