October weather forecast
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Weather in October

October is a tropical autumn month in Abakaliki, Nigeria, with an average temperature varying between 30.6°C (87.1°F) and 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). In Abakaliki, the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 40.9°C (105.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Abakaliki, the average relative humidity in October is 84%.

Rainfall

In Abakaliki, during October, the rain falls for 25.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 141mm (5.55") of precipitation. In Abakaliki, during the entire year, the rain falls for 222.6 days and collects up to 1261mm (49.65") of precipitation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:08 WAT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

In Abakaliki, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Abakaliki?

In Abakaliki, in October, the average high-temperature is 30.6°C (87.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is evaluated at 40.9°C (105.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Abakaliki?

The average relative humidity in October is 84%.

How much does it rain in Abakaliki in October?

In Abakaliki, Nigeria, during October, the rain falls for 25.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 141mm (5.55") of precipitation.

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

In Abakaliki, the average day length in October is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Abakaliki?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of the month, in Abakaliki, Nigeria, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:08 WAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Abakaliki have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Abakaliki, Nigeria, is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Abakaliki?

In Abakaliki, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average temperature in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (36.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22.6°C).

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Average pressure in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average pressure in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average wind speed in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October and November (6.9km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average humidity in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in October: 84%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (44%).

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Average rainfall in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average rainfall in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 141mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (261mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 25.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (29.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (2.1 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in October: 3.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (28.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average UV index in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The months with the highest UV index are February and March (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in October: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in October
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Average visibility in October - Abakaliki, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in October: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (7km).

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