Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

October, like September, is a hot autumn month in Kuching, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.9°C (89.4°F) and 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In Kuching, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still hot 31.9°C (89.4°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Rainfall

In Kuching, Malaysia, during 19 rainfall days, 338.6mm (13.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kuching, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 207 days and collects up to 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

In Kuching, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuching. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: 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. 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. 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 is the temperature in October in Kuching?

In Kuching, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.9°C (89.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Kuching?

In Kuching, in October, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 338.6mm (13.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea warmest in Kuching?

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Kuching, Malaysia.

How warm is the water in October in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in October, the average water temperature is 30°C (86°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

How many hours of daylight does Kuching have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Kuching, Malaysia, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuching have in October?

In Kuching, the average sunshine in October is 4.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kuching?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuching, Malaysia.

How high is the UV index in October in Kuching?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuching is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.9°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in October - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in October: 338.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 19 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 30°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in October: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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

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