Weather in Eastern Cape, South Africa in October

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Visiting Eastern Cape, South Africa in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Eastern Cape in October?

Yes, October is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape.

October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Eastern Cape in October?

Probably not, October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

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Is October a good time to holiday in Eastern Cape?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Eastern Cape.

October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Eastern Cape warm in October?

Yes, Eastern Cape is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 22°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 19°C (65°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Eastern Cape in October?

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Cape in October are 12.9. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Eastern Cape in October

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 22°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 19°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 12°C (54°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Cape in October

During October the average day light hours are 12.9 per day in Eastern Cape. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Cape in October is typically 10.2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Eastern Cape in October

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Cape in October is 17.1°C (62.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Eastern Cape in October

The average total rainfall in Eastern Cape in October is 8.6cm (3.4inches) and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Cape in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Cape in October is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Cape in October is typically 90.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Cape in October is typically 72.2%. The average relative humidity is 73.2% in the previous month and 71% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Cape in October

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Cape in October is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Cape in October is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Cape in October is from the South-Southwest.

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