October weather forecast
Buala, Solomon Islands

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Weather in October

October ushers a transition, with the number of sunlight hours shooting up to 9.7 hours per day. The pleasant temperature trends continue, accompanied by a moderate rise in rainfall, which balances the overall weather equation. Despite the slightly elevated humidity, the constant atmospheric pressure ensures a comfortable climate. Wind speed observes a noticeable drop, adding to the calmness of October skies. Thus, October promises to offer an amalgamation of warmth and mild wetness, an ideal set-up for outdoor exploits.

Temperature

Buala's shift into October is marked by a subtle change to a still moderately hot 28.3°C (82.9°F) from September's 28.2°C (82.8°F) in temperature. Buala's nighttime temperatures in October settle close to daytime highs at an average of 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Heat index

The heat index value during October is estimated at a tropical 33°C (91.4°F). Implement additional cautionary measures, heat cramps and heat exhaustion could occur. Prolonged activity might induce heatstroke.
Regarding the heat index, one should be aware it's determined by shaded settings and mild winds. Direct sunlight exposure may result in a rise of the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'apparent temperature', determines the feeling of heat when you account for the relative humidity. The perception of temperature can be subjective, varying based on activity and individual heat sensitivity, influenced by factors like wind, attire, and metabolic variations. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children frequently do not comprehend the need for rest and hydration. Thirst is an advanced stage of dehydration - staying hydrated, especially during extended physical exercises, is essential.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Buala, in October, during 28.4 rainfall days, 184mm (7.24") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Buala, during the entire year, the rain falls for 329.6 days and collects up to 2495mm (98.23") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Buala, Solomon Islands, in October, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
Note: Water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are ideal for swimming, diving, and other activities, ensuring comfort and enjoyment for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Buala is 12h and 17min.
On the first day of October in Buala, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:16. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:17 +11.

Sunshine

In Buala, the average sunshine in October is 9.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Buala are January through March, October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 in October converts into the following recommendations:
Implement preventive steps and embrace sun safety standards. Protection from skin and eye distress is compulsory. Seek shade and limit direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation. Keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not offer complete sun protection. Sun protection is enhanced with clothing that boasts a tight weave yet offers a loose fit. Caution! Sand and water reflections can notably increase the UV radiation intensity.
Updated: Feb 1, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Buala during October?

The high-temperature, in October, in Buala, records 28.3°C (82.9°F), while the low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Buala?

In Buala, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

How much does it rain in Buala in October?

In October, in Buala, the rain falls for 28.4 days. Throughout October, 184mm (7.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Buala?

In October, the average sea temperature in Buala, Solomon Islands, is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Buala?

In October, the average day length in Buala, Solomon Islands, is 12h and 17min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Buala?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:16. On the last day of the month, in Buala, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:17 +11.

How long on average sun shines in October in Buala?

The average sunshine duration in October in Buala is 9.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Buala?

January through March, October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Buala?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average temperature in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April and May (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (25.7°C).

Average pressure in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average pressure in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average pressure in October: 1009.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1010.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1006.9mbar).

Average wind speed in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average wind speed in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (16.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.4km/h).

Average humidity in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average humidity in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March, November and December (79%).

Average rainfall in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average rainfall in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall in October: 184mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (305mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (118mm).

Average rainfall days in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average rainfall days in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 28.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (29.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (24 days).

Average sea temperature in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average sea temperature in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.8°C).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average sunshine days in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average sunshine days in October: 1.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (3.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are January, March and December (0.5 days).

Average UV index in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average UV index in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August, September and November (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average cloud cover in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average cloud cover in October: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 40).

Average visibility in October
Buala, Solomon Islands

Average visibility in October - Buala, Solomon Islands
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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

Buala, Solomon Islands

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