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

October weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

October, the same as September, in Kuching, Malaysia, is a hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.9°C (73.2°F) and an average high of 31.9°C (89.4°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout October, 338.6mm (13.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kuching, there are 207 rainfall days, and 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Kuching.
Note: The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Kuching?

In October, in Kuching, Malaysia, 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, Malaysia, during October, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 338.6mm (13.3") of 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.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in October 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kuching have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Kuching, Malaysia, is 4.7h.

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

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

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 estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the 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).