October weather forecast and climate
Funchal, Portugal

October, the same as September, in Funchal, Portugal, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.1°C (71.8°F) and 20.6°C (69.1°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still pleasant 22.1°C (71.8°F). In Funchal, in October, the average low-temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Funchal is October when the rain falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Funchal is 23.2°C (73.8°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Daylight

In Funchal, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Funchal?

In Funchal, in October, the average high-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Funchal?

In October, the average relative humidity in Funchal is 76%.

How many days does it rain in October in Funchal?

In October, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout October, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Funchal?

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Funchal?

In Funchal, in October, the average water temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.2°C (73.8°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Funchal have in October?

In Funchal, the average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funchal have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Funchal is 8.3h.

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

July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Funchal.

What is the UV index reading in October in Funchal?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Funchal is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (23°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 20.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (15.1°C).

Average humidity in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and August (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (73%).

Average rainfall in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in October: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (17.8°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.6).

Average UV index in October - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are July, August, September and October (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).