October weather forecast
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond
The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is another hot autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31°C (87.8°F) and 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Philipsburg, in October, during 20 rainfall days, 109mm (4.29") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, there are 200 rainfall days, and 1000mm (39.37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater are September and October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Philipsburg, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of October, in Philipsburg, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 17:40 AST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Philipsburg is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in October 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Philipsburg?

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

What is the temperature in October in Philipsburg?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 31°C (87.8°F), while 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 (4.29") 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, Sint Maarten.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in October, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Philipsburg have in October?

The average day length in October in Philipsburg is 11h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Philipsburg?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 17:40 AST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Philipsburg?

The months with the least sunshine in Philipsburg 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 duration is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Philipsburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Philipsburg is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average temperature in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°C

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

  • Average low temperature in October: 25°C

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

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Average rainfall in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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

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

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Average rainfall days in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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 least rainy days is April (12 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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

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

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h

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

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Average UV index in October
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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

The 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).

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