Harare
Zimbabwe
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Harare, Zimbabwe

The magnificent cityscape of Harare city, Zimbabwe, from bird
The magnificent cityscape of Harare city, Zimbabwe, from bird's eye view
October in Harare, Zimbabwe, is a tropical spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 15.8°C (60.4°F) and 30.5°C (86.9°F).

Temperature

October is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.5°C (86.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in October is 43%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout October, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 124.6 rainfall days, and 538mm (21.18") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Harare, Zimbabwe, the average sunshine in October is 10.1h.

UV index

January, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Harare, Zimbabwe. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the warmest month in Harare?

October is the warmest month in Harare, with an average high-temperature of 30.5°C (86.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F).

What is the temperature in October in Harare?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Harare, Zimbabwe, is 30.5°C (86.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 30.7°C (87.3°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Harare?

In October, the average relative humidity in Harare, Zimbabwe, is 43%.

How much does it rain in Harare in October?

In October, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout October, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Harare have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Harare?

In Harare, Zimbabwe, the average sunshine in October is 10.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Harare?

Months with the highest UV index are January, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in October in Harare?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (30.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.3°C).

Average humidity in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average humidity in October: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (39%).

Average rainfall in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average rainfall in October: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (151mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are August and September (1mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average rainfall days in October: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (24.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (1.2 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average daylight in October: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 10.1h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

Average UV index in October - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 4).