Maputo
Mozambique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Maputo, Mozambique

The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
October, like September, in Maputo, Mozambique, is another warm spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 26.5°C (79.7°F) and an average low of 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

In Maputo, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still warm 26.5°C (79.7°F). In Maputo, the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Humidity

In Maputo, the average relative humidity in October is 65.5%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout October, 54.7mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Maputo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60.4 days and collects up to 813.6mm (32") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Maputo is 23.1°C (73.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in Maputo, Mozambique, is 12.7h.

Sunshine

October through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Maputo?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 26.5°C (79.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Maputo?

In October, the average relative humidity in Maputo, Mozambique, is 65.5%.

How many days does it rain in October in Maputo?

In October, in Maputo, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout October, 54.7mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Maputo?

In Maputo, Mozambique, the average seawater temperature in October is 23.1°C (73.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water.

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

The average length of the day in October is 12.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Maputo?

Months with the least sunshine in Maputo are October through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in October in Maputo?

In Maputo, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

How high is the UV index in October in Maputo?

In Maputo, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average high temperature in October: 26.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.2°C).

Average humidity in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average humidity in October: 65.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63.5%).

Average rainfall in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall in October: 54.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (171.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (15mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (8.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (22.2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average daylight in October: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with least sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in October - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average UV index in October: 10

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).