Philipsburg
Sint Maarten
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

A bird
A bird's eye view of the coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains and the Great Salt Pond
October, the same as September, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is another tropical autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 25°C (77°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

June through October, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In October, in Philipsburg, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout October, 109mm (4.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Philipsburg, there are 200 rainfall days, and 1000mm (39.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are September and October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°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 Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

In Philipsburg, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Philipsburg?

Warmest months are June through October, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in October in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, in October, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in October, during 20 rainfall days, 109mm (4.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Philipsburg?

September and October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Philipsburg.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, the average seawater temperature in October is 29°C (84.2°F). 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.

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

The average length of the day in October in Philipsburg is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Philipsburg?

Months with the least sunshine are January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Philipsburg have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in October: 109mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in October: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (12 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average UV index in October: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).