Noumea
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Noumea, New Caledonia

A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
October, like September, in Noumea, New Caledonia, is a moderately hot spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 19.2°C (66.6°F) and max 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Temperature

In Noumea, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 25.5°C (77.9°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Rainfall

In October, in Noumea, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout October, 53.2mm (2.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Noumea, there are 164.1 rainfall days, and 1071.5mm (42.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Noumea, the average seawater temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).
Note: 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 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Noumea, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Noumea is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Noumea?

In Noumea, in October, the average high-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

How much does it rain in Noumea in October?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, during October, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 53.2mm (2.1") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Noumea?

In October, the average sea temperature in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 23.7°C (74.7°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 23.7°C (74.7°F).

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

In October, the average length of the day in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Noumea?

In October, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Noumea?

In Noumea, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in October: 25.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.3°C).

Average rainfall in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in October: 53.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (134.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (39.2mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (9.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (22.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in October: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.1h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in October - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in October: 11

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