Weather in October
marks the height of the spring season and the transition towards the summer months. Temperatures across the country continue to rise, typically ranging from 16°C to 33°C. While rainfall is generally low, averaging 15mm, the frequency of rain showers starts to increase, signalling the onset of the summer rainy season.
In Windhoek, located on the Central Plateau, October temperatures usually vary between 17°C to 34°C. The city begins to witness sporadic rain showers, although the majority of days remain sunny. The rise in temperature and humidity heralds the upcoming summer season.
Coastal cities such as Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, under the influence of the Benguela Current, continue to record cooler temperatures. In these regions, October temperatures generally hover between 15°C to 24°C. The prevalent morning fog begins to wane, giving way to clearer skies and warmer weather.
Compared to September
, October in Namibia experiences a further increase in temperatures and a gradual rise in rainfall. As the country progresses into November
, the early stages of the rainy season become more evident, marking the transition to the hot, humid summer months.
- Windhoek - October »
In Windhoek in October, during 3.8 rainfall days, 11mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. September and October, with an average relative humidity of 19%, are the least humid months in Windhoek.
- Swakopmund - October »
September and October in Swakopmund, Namibia, are characterised by lowest temperatures, with an average high of 20°C. In Swakopmund in October, the average water temperature is 14.3°C.
- Walvis Bay - October »
On the first day of October in Walvis Bay, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 19:00. In Walvis Bay the average seawater temperature in October is 14.3°C.
- Oshakati - October »
October, with average temperatures reaching a high of 35.7°C and a low of 21.1°C, is the warmest month in Oshakati, Namibia. In October, the weather in Oshakati, Namibia continues its steady climb towards the year's peak temperatures.
- Rundu - October »
September, October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Rundu, Namibia. On the last day of October, in Rundu sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:46 CAT.
- Otjiwarongo - October »
On the first day of October in Otjiwarongo, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:51. On the first day of October in Otjiwarongo, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:51.
- Luderitz - October »
On the advent of October, Luderitz's average high-temperature exhibits a minor adjustment to a moderately hot 23.4°C from September's 21.8°C. October is the only month when rain does not fall in Luderitz.
- Tsumeb - October »
In Tsumeb, during October, the rain falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 20mm of precipitation. In Tsumeb, during October, the rain falls for 7.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 20mm of precipitation.
- Katima Mulilo - October »
On the first day of October in Katima Mulilo sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:20. In Katima Mulilo in October, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 19mm of accumulated precipitation.
- Gobabis - October »
January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Gobabis, Namibia. In Gobabis in October, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 8mm of accumulated precipitation.
- Keetmanshoop - October »
On the first day of October in Keetmanshoop, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 18:47. October's onset in Keetmanshoop records a minor alteration in the average high-temperature to a hot 30.4°C from September's 27.5°C.