October weather forecast
Oslo, Norway

The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk
The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk

Weather in October

October, like September, is a frosty autumn month in Oslo, Norway, with an average temperature varying between 3.8°C (38.8°F) and 9.3°C (48.7°F).

Temperature

In Oslo, Norway, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a moderate 15.1°C (59.2°F) in September to a frosty 9.3°C (48.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Oslo, Norway, is 3.8°C (38.8°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout October, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 763mm (30.04") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Oslo is 11.8°C (53.2°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 18:50 CEST. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 07:36 and sunset at 16:24 CET.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 2.8h.

UV index

In Oslo, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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

How much does it rain in Oslo in October?

In October, in Oslo, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout October, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Oslo?

In October, the average sea temperature in Oslo is 11.8°C (53.2°F). Swimming in 11.8°C (53.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Oslo have in October?

In October, the average day length in Oslo, Norway, is 10h and 8min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Oslo?

On the first day of October in Oslo, Norway, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 18:50 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:36 and sunset at 16:24 CET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Oslo?

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Oslo, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Oslo?

In Oslo, Norway, the average sunshine duration in October is 2.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Oslo?

In Oslo, Norway, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Oslo, Norway

Average temperature in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average high temperature in October: 9.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 3.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-6.8°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Oslo, Norway

Average rainfall in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall in October: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (90mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (36mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Oslo, Norway

Average rainfall days in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August, October and November (8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Oslo, Norway

Average sea temperature in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average sea temperature in October: 11.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (3°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Oslo, Norway

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 2h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 6min).

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Average UV index in October
Oslo, Norway

Average UV index in October - Oslo, Norway
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).

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