October weather forecast
Tainan, Taiwan

Weather in October

October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Tainan, Taiwan, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 30.7°C (87.3°F).
An excellent water temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and only 2.5 rainfall days, with 27.8mm (1.09") of accumulated rainfall, makes October a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Tainan, the average high-temperature in October is almost the same as in September - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). In Tainan, in October, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is estimated at a torrid 38.5°C (101.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 75.8%.

Rainfall

In Tainan, during October, the rain falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 27.8mm (1.09") of precipitation. In Tainan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 87.4 days and collects up to 1698.2mm (66.86") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tainan, the average seawater temperature in October is 27.7°C (81.9°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

In October, the average length of the day is 11h and 37min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 17:22 CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Tainan is 6.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Tainan?

In October, in Tainan, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 38.5°C (101.3°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Tainan?

In Tainan, Taiwan, the average relative humidity in October is 75.8%.

How many days does it rain in October in Tainan?

In October, the rain falls for 2.5 days. Throughout October, 27.8mm (1.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Tainan?

In Tainan, in October, the average water temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°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 Tainan?

In October, the average day length in Tainan, Taiwan, is 11h and 37min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Tainan?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 17:22 CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Tainan have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 6.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Tainan?

In Tainan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average temperature in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.1°C).

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Average humidity in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average humidity in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average humidity in October: 75.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (75.5%).

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Average rainfall in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average rainfall in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall in October: 27.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (395.1mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (14.4mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average rainfall days in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall days in October: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average sea temperature in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (29.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average UV index in October
Tainan, Taiwan

Average UV index in October - Tainan, Taiwan
  • Average UV index in October: 9

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 6).

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