October weather forecast
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata
The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata'utu, in Wallis and Futuna

Weather in October

October, like September, in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is a moderately hot spring month, with an average temperature ranging between max 29.5°C (85.1°F) and min 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In Matā'utu, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 29.5°C (85.1°F). In October, in Matā'utu, the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Rainfall

In Matā'utu, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 330mm (12.99") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114 rainfall days, and 3323mm (130.83") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Matā'utu, the average water temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°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 Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 25min.
On the first day of October in Matā'utu, sunrise is at 05:27 and sunset at 17:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:10 and sunset at 17:45 +12.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to 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-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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, in October, the average high-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

How much does it rain in Matā'utu in October?

In Matā'utu, in October, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 330mm (12.99") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average seawater temperature in October is 28.5°C (83.3°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.

How many hours of daylight does Matā'utu have in October?

The average day length in October in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 12h and 25min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Matā'utu?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:27 and sunset at 17:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:10 and sunset at 17:45 +12.

How long on average sun shines in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average sunshine duration in October is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Matā'utu?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average temperature in October - Matā
  • Average high temperature in October: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24.2°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (24°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average rainfall in October - Matā
  • Average rainfall in October: 330.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (381.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (149.9mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average rainfall days in October - Matā
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average sea temperature in October - Matā
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.5°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.2°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Matā
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 25min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

The months with the most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 18h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average UV index in October
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

Average UV index in October - Matā
  • Average UV index in October: 12

The 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 8).

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