October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is another warm spring month, with average temperature varying between 24.2°C (75.6°F) and 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In October, in Matā'utu, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 330.4mm (13.01") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 114 rainfall days, and 3322.6mm (130.81") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 28.5°C (83.3°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Matā'utu?

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 many days does it rain in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, in October, during 5 rainfall days, 330.4mm (13.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, in October, the average water temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°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 Matā'utu have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

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

The average sunshine in October in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 5h.

What is the month with 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 October, the average daily maximum UV index in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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

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).

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).

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

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).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Matā
  • Average daylight in October: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h

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

Average UV index in October - Matā
  • 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 8).