October weather forecast
Lusaka, Zambia

Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Lusaka, Zambia, is another tropical spring month, with an average temperature varying between 32.6°C (90.7°F) and 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

October is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October in Lusaka is 37%.

Rainfall

January through July, October through December are months with rainfall in Lusaka, Zambia. October is the first month it rains. Throughout October, in the average 2.5 rainfall days, it receives 4mm (0.16") of precipitation. In Lusaka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.1 days and collects up to 642mm (25.28") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 12h and 27min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 18:03. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 18:09 CAT.

Sunshine

October has the most sunshine of the year in Lusaka, Zambia, with an average of 12.1h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 7, October is the month with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Lusaka?

With an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.5°C (65.3°F), October is the warmest month in Lusaka.

What is the average humidity in October in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, Zambia, the average relative humidity in October is 37%.

When does it start raining in Lusaka?

October is the first month it rains in Lusaka, Zambia. Throughout October, in the average 2.5 rainfall days, it receives 4mm (0.16") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Lusaka have in October?

In Lusaka, the average day length in October is 12h and 27min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Lusaka?

On the first day of October in Lusaka, Zambia, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 18:03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 18:09 CAT.

What month has the most sunshine in Lusaka?

October has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 12.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lusaka?

The average sunshine duration in October is 12.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Lusaka?

With an average maximum UV index of 7, October is the month with the highest UV index in Lusaka, Zambia.

How high is the UV index in October in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, Zambia, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average temperature in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in October: 32.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 18.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.5°C).

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Average pressure in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average pressure in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average wind speed in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (13.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and February (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average humidity in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average humidity in October: 37%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (35%).

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Average rainfall in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average rainfall in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in October: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (176mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average rainfall days in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (0.4 days).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 27min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 12.1h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average sunshine days in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in October: 27.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average UV index in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in October
Lusaka, Zambia

Average cloud cover in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in October: 8

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in October
Lusaka, Zambia

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

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (7km).

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