October weather forecast and climate
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
October, the same as September, in Lusaka, Zambia, is a hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.6°C (90.7°F) and an average low of 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is October, 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

In Lusaka, the average relative humidity is 37%.

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Lusaka are January through July, October through December. October is the first month it rains in Lusaka. Throughout October, in the average 2.5 rainfall days, it receives 4mm (0.16") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lusaka, there are 141.1 rainfall days, and 642mm (25.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Lusaka is 12.5h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Lusaka, Zambia, is October, 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 value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.

What is the warmest month in Lusaka?

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).

What is the temperature in October in Lusaka?

In October, the average high-temperature is 32.6°C (90.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Lusaka?

In October, the average relative humidity is 37%.

When does it start raining in Lusaka?

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

What is the average length of the day in October in Lusaka?

In October, the average length of the day in Lusaka, Zambia, is 12.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Lusaka?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Lusaka have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Lusaka is 12.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lusaka?

October is the month with the highest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in October in Lusaka?

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

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in October: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • 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).

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).

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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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

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).

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

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