Kuantan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

October, like September, is a hot autumn month in Kuantan, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 22.6°C (72.7°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F).

Temperature

In Kuantan, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). In Kuantan, in October, the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kuantan, Malaysia, during 16 rainfall days, 271.5mm (10.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kuantan, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.3 days and collects up to 2900.5mm (114.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kuantan, the average seawater temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.8°C (89.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

How much does it rain in Kuantan in October?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, in October, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 271.5mm (10.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Kuantan?

In October, the average sea temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°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.

What is the average length of the day in October in Kuantan?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Kuantan?

In October, the average sunshine is 5.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kuantan?

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuantan, Malaysia.

What is the UV index reading in October in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in October - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in October: 271.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

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

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in October - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in October: 12

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