October weather forecast
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Weather in October

With the onset of October, Olonkin City steps firmly into its colder phase, as temperatures drop noticeably from September. Residents retreat indoors as daylight becomes scarce and sea temperatures continue to dwindle. The rainfall persists in its increased frequency, drenching the city with ample moisture. Nonetheless, despite the absence of warm sunshine, UV levels stay at the lowest possible, at zero. The chill of November will bring even lower temperatures, further dwindling daylight, and colder sea temperatures.

Temperature

The arrival of October in Olonkin City brings an average high-temperature of a still wintry 1°C (33.8°F), subtly diverging from September's 3°C (37.4°F). Olonkin City upholds a consistent average temperature of -4°C (24.8°F) throughout the nights of October.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Olonkin City. Rain falls for 20 days and accumulates 92mm (3.62") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Olonkin City is 4°C (39.2°F).
Note: During the act of swimming, this is a direct threat to life. Breathing becomes erratic and cognitive abilities decline rapidly. The importance of a specialized swimsuit to minimize thermal loss is paramount.

Daylight

In Olonkin City, the average length of the day in October is 8h and 43min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 08:54 and sunset at 19:54 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 10:14 and sunset at 16:22 CET.
Note: On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Olonkin City is 1h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, an average UV index of 0 transforms into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation during midday suggests reducing time spent outdoors. For effective sun eye protection, rely on sunglasses certified for UVA and UVB resistance.
Updated: Jan 31, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Olonkin City in October?

The high-temperature, in October, in Olonkin City, records 1°C (33.8°F), while the low-temperature is -4°C (24.8°F).

What is the wettest month in Olonkin City?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 20 days and accumulates 92mm (3.62") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Olonkin City?

In October, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout October, 92mm (3.62") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in October in Olonkin City?

In Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, the average seawater temperature in October is 4°C (39.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Olonkin City have in October?

In Olonkin City, the average day length in October is 8h and 43min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Olonkin City?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:54 and sunset at 19:54 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 10:14 and sunset at 16:22 CET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Olonkin City?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Olonkin City, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Olonkin City?

The average sunshine duration in October in Olonkin City is 1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Olonkin City?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Olonkin City.

What is the UV index reading in October in Olonkin City?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average temperature in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average high temperature in October: 1°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (5°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and March (-5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-11°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average rainfall in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average rainfall in October: 92mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (92mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average rainfall days in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average rainfall days in October: 20 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, October, November and December (20 days).
The months with the least rainy days are May and June (13 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average sea temperature in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average sea temperature in October: 4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (1°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average daylight in October: 8h and 4min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 18h and 42min).
The months with the shortest days are June and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 1h

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 5h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0h).

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Average UV index in October
Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Average UV index in October - Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Average UV index in October: 0

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 0).

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Olonkin City, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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