October weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Jos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between max 28.5°C (83.3°F) and min 18.8°C (65.8°F).

Temperature

In Jos, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still warm 28.5°C (83.3°F). The average low-temperature,, is 18.8°C (65.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 65%.

Rainfall

October is the last month it rains in Jos. During 18.6 rainfall days, Jos aggregates 107mm (4.21") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Jos, there are 177.3 rainfall days, and 1233mm (48.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Jos, Nigeria, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 9.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Jos?

In Jos, in October, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 30.9°C (87.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Jos?

The average relative humidity in October is 65%.

What is the last month it rains in Jos?

October is the last month it rains in Jos. During 18.6 rainfall days, in October, Jos aggregates 107mm (4.21") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in October is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Jos?

The average sunshine in October in Jos is 9.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Jos?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Jos is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average temperature in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (34.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (21.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.2°C).

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Average pressure in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average pressure in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in October: 1011mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1012.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average wind speed in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (10.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.7km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average humidity in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in October: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (22%).

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Average rainfall in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average rainfall in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 107mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (284mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, November and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and December (0.1 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.3h

Months with the most sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in October: 8.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.8 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are June, July and August (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average UV index in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are March and April (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in October: 23

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 56).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in October
Jos, Nigeria

Average visibility in October - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (7km).

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