October weather forecast
Kashikishi, Zambia

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Weather in October

October is a transitional period in Kashikishi weather, leading the city from the dry to the wet season. The city receives an increased rainfall of 74mm (2.91") setting the ground for the upcoming rainy season. The mild increase in rainfall does not significantly affect the outdoor activities as the rain remains tolerable. As October transitions into November, noticeable changes include the rise in humidity levels and a decrease in average wind speeds. Despite the incoming wet season, the overall October weather stays reasonable, with the temperature remaining comfortably warm.

Temperature

In October, Kashikishi notes an average high-temperature of a still hot 31.6°C (88.9°F), hardly different from the preceding month. During October, Kashikishi experiences a consistent low-temperature average of 19.7°C (67.5°F).

Heat index

For October, the heat index is appraised at a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Undertake special precautions, the probability of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is high. Prolonged activity may provoke heatstroke.
Heat index specifics point out values are for conditions of shade and a slight breeze. The direct sun can potentially cause the heat index to increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', is a metric representing the sensation of warmth when air temperature and moisture come together. Metabolic differences, pregnancy status, and the level of physical activity are additional factors influencing an individual's weather perception. When in direct sunlight, one should be cautious as it can raise the heat index by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for babies and toddlers. Young children are more at risk than adults since they tend to sweat less. Moreover, their large skin surface in proportion to their small bodies and the high heat production due to their activities contribute to their vulnerability.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 51%.

Rainfall

In Kashikishi, in October, during 15.6 rainfall days, 74mm (2.91") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 207.7 rainfall days, and 1883mm (74.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kashikishi, Zambia, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 19min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 18:01 CAT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 9.7h.

UV index

In Kashikishi, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 6 during October leads to these instructions:
Guard oneself from overexposure. Defence against sun injury is vital. Minimize exposure to direct sunlight and seek shade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, but remember that shade structures may not offer complete protection. A hat with a broad brim is indispensable, filtering out up to half of UV rays.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in October?

In October, in Kashikishi, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.7°C (67.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is appraised at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October?

The average relative humidity in October is 51%.

How many days does it rain in October?

In Kashikishi, in October, it is raining for 15.6 days, with typically 74mm (2.91") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October?

In October, the average day length is 12h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 18:01 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kashikishi have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in October?

In Kashikishi, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average temperature in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 19.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (19.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (13.2°C).

Average pressure in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average pressure in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.7mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are June and July (1017.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.7mbar).

Average wind speed in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average wind speed in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (10.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (5km/h).

Average humidity in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average humidity in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average humidity in October: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (34%).

Average rainfall in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average rainfall in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in October: 74mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (381mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average rainfall days in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (30.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.6 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average sunshine days in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (0.2 days).

Average UV index in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average UV index in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are August and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average cloud cover in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in October: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 61).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 7).

Average visibility in October
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average visibility in October - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (7km).

Kashikishi, Zambia

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