October weather forecast
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, with an average temperature ranging between max 28.5°C (83.3°F) and min 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Temperature

In Port Harcourt, Nigeria, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Port Harcourt, in October, the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a torrid 35°C (95°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 87%.

Rainfall

In Port Harcourt, during October, the rain falls for 30.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 256mm (10.08") of precipitation. In Port Harcourt, during the entire year, the rain falls for 310.7 days and collects up to 2138mm (84.17") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is 27.3°C (81.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 18:14 WAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 6.3h.

UV index

In Port Harcourt, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, in October, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F). in October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 35°C (95°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Port Harcourt?

In October, the average relative humidity in Port Harcourt is 87%.

How many days does it rain in October in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in October, during 30.1 rainfall days, 256mm (10.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Port Harcourt?

In October, the average sea temperature in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is 27.3°C (81.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Port Harcourt have in October?

The average day length in October in Port Harcourt is 12h and 1min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Port Harcourt?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of the month, in Port Harcourt, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 18:14 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Port Harcourt?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Port Harcourt?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.8°C).

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Average pressure in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average pressure in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average wind speed in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (9.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average humidity in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in October: 87%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and September (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (70%).

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Average rainfall in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average rainfall in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 256mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (293mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (45mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 30.1 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August and October (30.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (14.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average sea temperature in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in October: 0.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average UV index in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, April, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in October: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 78).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average visibility in October - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in October: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August, September and October (7km).

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