Mogadishu
Somalia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Mogadishu, Somalia

An evening panorama of Mogadishu, Somalia, with a distant smooth skyline on the horizon
An evening panorama of Mogadishu, Somalia, with a distant smooth skyline on the horizon
October is a hot autumn month in Mogadishu, Somalia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 32mm (1.3") of accumulated rainfall, make October the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a tropical 30°C (86°F). The average low-temperature, in Mogadishu, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is calculated to a very hot 37.7°C (99.9°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Mogadishu, Somalia, is 80%.

Rainfall

In October, in Mogadishu, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout October, 32mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 47 rainfall days, and 429.2mm (16.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Mogadishu, Somalia, the average seawater temperature is 27°C (80.6°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

The average length of the day in October is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Mogadishu. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Mogadishu?

In Mogadishu, Somalia, in October, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Mogadishu?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Mogadishu?

In Mogadishu, during October, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm (1.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Mogadishu?

In Mogadishu, the average seawater temperature in October is 27°C (80.6°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 Mogadishu?

In October, the average length of the day in Mogadishu, Somalia, is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Mogadishu?

In October, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Mogadishu?

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Mogadishu, Somalia.

What is the UV index reading in October in Mogadishu?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Mogadishu is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average high temperature in October: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August and September (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, July, August and September (23°C).

Average humidity in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (77%).

Average rainfall in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average rainfall in October: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (82mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0.1mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and March (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average daylight in October: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.6h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 7.3).

Average UV index in October - Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).