Weather in Kata Beach, Phuket, Thailand in October

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Visiting Kata Beach, Phuket, Thailand in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 91.6cm (36.1inches) making it very rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers and thunderstorms. There are 21.5 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kata Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). October is an excellent month for swimming in Kata Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Kata Beach in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

October sees a gradual decrease in rainfall, but showers and cloudy days are still common. Swimming and sunbathing at Kata Beach may be limited, and snorkeling and diving conditions may be affected by reduced visibility. Windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions remain less consistent during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Kata Beach in October?

Yes, October is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kata Beach.

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 91.6cm (36.1inches) making it very rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers and thunderstorms. There are 21.5 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kata Beach in October?

Yes, October is an excellent month for swimming in Kata Beach with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (84°F).

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Kata Beach?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Kata Beach.

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 91.6cm (36.1inches) making it very rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers and thunderstorms. There are 21.5 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kata Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). October is an excellent month for swimming in Kata Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kata Beach warm in October?

Yes, Kata Beach is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Kata Beach in October is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kata Beach in October is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Kata Beach in October?

The average day light hours per day in Kata Beach in October are 12. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Kata Beach in October

October sees the end of the monsoon season, and the weather starts to improve. The beach remains relatively quiet, with fewer crowds than during the high season. As the weather gets better, more people may start to visit the beach, but overall, it's still a peaceful time to visit Kata Beach.

Temperature in Kata Beach in October

The average maximum temperature in Kata Beach in October is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kata Beach in October is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kata Beach in October is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kata Beach in October

During October the average day light hours are 12 per day in Kata Beach. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kata Beach in October is typically 13.2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Kata Beach in October

The average sea water temperature in Kata Beach in October is 29°C (84.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kata Beach in October

The average total rainfall in Kata Beach in October is 91.6cm (36.1inches) and on average there are 21.5 rainy days in October making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kata Beach in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kata Beach in October is 25°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kata Beach in October is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.6% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kata Beach in October is typically 81.7%. The average relative humidity is 80.2% in the previous month and 80.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kata Beach in October

The average maximum wind speed in Kata Beach in October is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kata Beach in October is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kata Beach in October is from the North West.

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