October weather forecast
Polokwane, South Africa

Weather in October

October, like September, in Polokwane, South Africa, is another warm spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°C (79°F) and 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still moderately hot 26.1°C (79°F). In Polokwane, the average low-temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Humidity

In Polokwane, South Africa, the average relative humidity in October is 61%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Polokwane, there are 47 rainfall days, and 478mm (18.82") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Polokwane is 12h and 40min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:16 and sunset at 18:15 SAST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 8.5h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Polokwane. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Polokwane?

In October, the average relative humidity in Polokwane is 61%.

How much does it rain in Polokwane in October?

In Polokwane, in October, during 5 rainfall days, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Polokwane have in October?

In October, the average day length in Polokwane, South Africa, is 12h and 40min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Polokwane?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:16 and sunset at 18:15 SAST.

How long on average sun shines in October in Polokwane?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Polokwane, South Africa, is 8.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Polokwane?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Polokwane, South Africa.

What is the UV index reading in October in Polokwane?

In Polokwane, South Africa, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average temperature in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in October: 26.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (19.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (17.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

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Average humidity in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average humidity in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average humidity in October: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (55%).

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Average rainfall in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average rainfall in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in October: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average rainfall days in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 40min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7h and 42min).

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Average UV index in October
Polokwane, South Africa

Average UV index in October - Polokwane, South Africa
  • Average UV index in October: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).

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