Muscat
Oman
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Muscat, Oman

A beautiful park outside the Grand Mosque Muscat, in Oman
A beautiful park outside the Grand Mosque Muscat, in Oman
October, like September, in Muscat, Oman, is another sweltering autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 35°C (95°F) and an average low of 24.9°C (76.8°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F) and 1mm (0") of accumulated rainfall make October the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature in Muscat is relatively the same as in September - a still torrid 35°C (95°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 24.9°C (76.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a scorching 42.7°C (108.9°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Muscat, Oman, is 55%.

Rainfall

January through August, October through December are months with rainfall.

Sea temperature

In Muscat, the average water temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Muscat, the average length of the day is 11.6h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Muscat, Oman, is 10.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Muscat?

In Muscat, Oman, in October, the average high-temperature is 35°C (95°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Muscat?

In October, the average relative humidity is 55%.

When does it start to rain in Muscat?

October is the first month it rains. Throughout October, Muscat receives 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Muscat?

In Muscat, Oman, in October, the average water temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Muscat have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Muscat is 11.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Muscat have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Muscat, Oman, is 10.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Muscat?

In Muscat, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average high temperature in October: 35°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (40.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (30.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°C).

Average humidity in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average humidity in October: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (42%).

Average rainfall in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average rainfall in October: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (24.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average rainfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (31.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.3°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average daylight in October: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 10.2h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.6h).

Average UV index in October - Muscat, Oman
  • Average UV index in October: 9

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).