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 hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in George Town is October when the rain falls for 24 days and typically aggregates up to 390mm (15.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average water temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F). 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 George Town, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in George Town. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

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 in George Town.

What is the temperature in October in George Town?

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

What is the rainiest month in George Town?

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

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

In October, the average sea temperature in George Town is 29.8°C (85.6°F). 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.

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

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

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

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

When is the highest UV index in George Town?

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

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

In George Town, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health 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).