October weather forecast
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Weather in October

October, like September, in Alotau, Papua New Guinea, is another warm spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Temperature

In Alotau, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 27.5°C (81.5°F). In October, in Alotau, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 31.1°C (88°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air 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 (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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. 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 82%.

Rainfall

In October, in Alotau, the rain falls for 17.4 days. Throughout October, 112mm (4.41") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 235.8 rainfall days, and 1249mm (49.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Alotau, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Alotau, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 17:53. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:27 and sunset at 17:55 +10.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 8.2h.

UV index

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye 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 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 Alotau?

In Alotau, in October, the average high-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 31.1°C (88°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Alotau?

The average relative humidity in October is 82%.

How much does it rain in Alotau in October?

In Alotau, Papua New Guinea, in October, it is raining for 17.4 days, with typically 112mm (4.41") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Alotau?

In Alotau, the average seawater temperature in October is 27°C (80.6°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 Alotau have in October?

The average day length in October is 12h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Alotau?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 17:53. On the last day of the month, in Alotau, Papua New Guinea, sunrise is at 05:27 and sunset at 17:55 +10.

How long on average sun shines in October in Alotau?

The average sunshine duration in October is 8.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Alotau?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Alotau.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Alotau?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Alotau is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (25.6°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (23.3°C).

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Average pressure in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in October: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in October: 112mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (163mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (66mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (15.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (26°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 20min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (11.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in October: 38

The months with the most cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in October
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in October - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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

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