October weather forecast and climate
Mahé, Seychelles

A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
October, the same as September, is a moderately hot spring month in Mahé, Seychelles, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.8°C (80.2°F) and an average high of 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Temperature

In Mahé, the average high-temperature in October is almost the same as in September - a still warm 27.5°C (81.5°F). In Mahé, the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is estimated at a hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 Mahé is 78%.

Rainfall

In Mahé, in October, during 18.1 rainfall days, 134mm (5.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 241.9 rainfall days, and 1432mm (56.38") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Mahé, Seychelles, in October, the average water temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°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 October, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Mahé is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Mahé are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Mahé. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Mahé?

In Mahé, in October, the average high-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in October is evaluated at 30.6°C (87.1°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Mahé?

In October, the average relative humidity in Mahé, Seychelles, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in October in Mahé?

In Mahé, in October, during 18.1 rainfall days, 134mm (5.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Mahé?

In Mahé, the average seawater temperature in October is 28.2°C (82.8°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.

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

The average length of the day in October in Mahé, Seychelles, is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Mahé have in October?

In Mahé, the average sunshine in October is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Mahé?

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

When is the lowest UV index in Mahé?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Mahé, Seychelles.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Mahé?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Mahé is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 26.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (28.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (25.7°C).

Average pressure in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.4mbar).

Average wind speed in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average wind speed in October: 18.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (28.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (12.8km/h).

Average humidity in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

Average rainfall in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall in October: 134mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (220mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (50mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (17.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average daylight in October: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average sunshine days in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sunshine days in October: 8.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (10.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (3 days).

Average UV index in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average UV index in October: 7

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

Average cloud cover in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average cloud cover in October: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 41).

Average visibility in October - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (9km).