October weather forecast
Gothenburg, Sweden

The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden
The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another fresh autumn month in Gothenburg, Sweden, with an average temperature varying between 12°C (53.6°F) and 6°C (42.8°F).

Temperature

In Gothenburg, the average high-temperature in October decreases from an enjoyable 18°C (64.4°F) in September to a fresh 12°C (53.6°F). In Gothenburg, Sweden, the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

Rainfall

The months with the most rainfall in Gothenburg are October and November, with an average 87mm (3.43") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Gothenburg, the average seawater temperature in October is 12.2°C (54°F).
Note: Swimming in 12.2°C (54°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Gothenburg is 10h and 18min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:47 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 16:28 CET.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CET to CEST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 3.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Gothenburg is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, in October, the average high-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

What is the wettest month in Gothenburg?

The months with the most rainfall in Gothenburg are October and November, with an average 87mm (3.43") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in October in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, in October, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 87mm (3.43") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in October in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, Sweden, in October, the average water temperature is 12.2°C (54°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Gothenburg have in October?

In October, the average day length in Gothenburg is 10h and 18min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Gothenburg?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:47 CEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 16:28 CET.

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

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Gothenburg, and the time zone changes from CEST to CET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 02:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, the average sunshine duration in October is 3.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, Sweden, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average temperature in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in October: 12°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-2.1°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in October: 87mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall days in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March and May (10 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average sea temperature in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average sea temperature in October: 12.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2.6°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 18min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 0min).

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Average UV index in October
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average UV index in October - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average UV index in October: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).

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