October weather forecast
Faro, Portugal

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Weather in October

October in Faro carries the charm of autumn with cooler temperatures and multicolor landscapes. A noticeable drop in temperature is observed, however, the sea temperature remains conducive to watersports. The days undergo a significant reduction in sunshine hours, from 12.4 hours in September to 11.2 hours, marking the progression of fall. Changing leaf colors and milder climate makes for delightful sightseeing around the city.

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature registers at an agreeable 22.2°C (72°F), nearly identical to September's 24.6°C (76.3°F). The temperature in Faro during October experiences a small drop from daytime peaks, recording an average of 18.2°C (64.8°F) at night.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 71%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout October, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated. In Faro, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47.8 days and collects up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Faro, the average seawater temperature in October is 21.3°C (70.3°F).
Note: A surface water temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F) does not provide an enjoyable swimming experience for most. Breathing control becomes more challenging as the water temperature drops below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 14min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 19:14 WEST. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 17:35 WET.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from WEST to WET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 01:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from WET to WEST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

In Faro, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: A maximum UV index of 5 in October translates into the following recommendations:
Undertake precautions - Guarding against sun damage is counselled. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. For excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck, consider a wide-brim hat. Heads up! UV intensity is amplified by reflections from water and sand.
Updated: Feb 2, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Faro in October?

The high-temperature, in October, in Faro, is 22.2°C (72°F), while the low-temperature averages to 18.2°C (64.8°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Faro?

The average relative humidity in October in Faro is 71%.

How many days does it rain in October in Faro?

In October, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout October, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in October in Faro?

In Faro, Portugal, the average seawater temperature in October is 21.3°C (70.3°F). Swimming in 21.3°C (70.3°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

The average day length in October is 11h and 14min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Faro?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 19:14 WEST. On the last day of the month, in Faro, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 17:35 WET.

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

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Faro, and the time zone changes from WEST to WET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 01:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Faro?

In Faro, Portugal, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Faro?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Faro, Portugal

Average temperature in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11.1°C).

Average pressure in October
Faro, Portugal

Average pressure in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.4mbar).

Average wind speed in October
Faro, Portugal

Average wind speed in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average wind speed in October: 14.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (19km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.8km/h).

Average humidity in October
Faro, Portugal

Average humidity in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

Average rainfall in October
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in October: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (16mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October
Faro, Portugal

Average rainfall days in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (7.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.7 days).

Average sea temperature in October
Faro, Portugal

Average sea temperature in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in October: 21.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (15.9°C).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Faro, Portugal

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in October
Faro, Portugal

Average sunshine days in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average sunshine days in October: 24.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (20.9 days).

Average UV index in October
Faro, Portugal

Average UV index in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in October
Faro, Portugal

Average cloud cover in October - Faro, Portugal
  • Average cloud cover in October: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

Average visibility in October
Faro, Portugal

Average visibility in October - Faro, Portugal
  • 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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