Funafuti
Tuvalu
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
October, the same as September, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is a hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Funafuti, in October, during 19 rainfall days, 267mm (10.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 225 rainfall days, and 3461mm (136.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Funafuti, in October, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Funafuti is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 19h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Funafuti are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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 warmest month in Funafuti?

January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

What is the temperature in October in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, in October, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How much does it rain in Funafuti in October?

In Funafuti, during October, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 267mm (10.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Funafuti?

In October, the average sea temperature in Funafuti is 29.4°C (84.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Funafuti have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Funafuti is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funafuti have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Funafuti is 19h.

When is the highest UV index in Funafuti?

Months with the highest UV index in Funafuti are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in October in Funafuti?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average rainfall in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in October: 267mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (231mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in October: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (17 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in October: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 19h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17).

Average UV index in October - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).