George Town
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
October, the same as September, in George Town, Malaysia, is another tropical autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are September and October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 24 days and accumulates 390mm (15.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average seawater temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in George Town is 6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in George Town?

September and October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in October in George Town?

In George Town, in October, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in George Town?

In George Town, during October, the rain falls for 24 days and regularly aggregates up to 390mm (15.4") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in George Town?

October is the month with the most rainfall in George Town, Malaysia. Rain falls for 24 days and accumulates 390mm (15.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, in October, the average water temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does George Town have in October?

The average length of the day in October in George Town is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in October in George Town?

In George Town, the average sunshine in October is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in George Town?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in George Town.

What is the UV index intensity in October in George Town?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in George Town is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in October: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (23°C).

Average rainfall in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in October: 390mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 24 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in October - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).