Weather in Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in October

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October is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Hout Bay. October is too cold for swimming in Hout Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Hout Bay in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Hout Bay in October

The average maximum temperature in Hout Bay in October is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Hout Bay in October is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Hout Bay in October is 12°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Hout Bay in October

The average day light hours per day in Hout Bay in October are 12.9 and there are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Hout Bay 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 Hout Bay in October

The average sea water temperature in Hout Bay in October is 15.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Hout Bay in October

The average total rainfall in Hout Bay in October is 4.3cm and on average there are 8.5 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Hout Bay in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Hout Bay in October is 13° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Hout Bay in October is typically 90.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.6% in the previous month and 87.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Hout Bay in October is typically 69.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 67.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Hout Bay in October

The average maximum wind speed in Hout Bay in October is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 36kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Hout Bay in October is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Hout Bay in October is from the South-Southwest.

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