Cartagena
Colombia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Cartagena, Colombia

A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
October, the same as September, in Cartagena, Colombia, is another tropical autumn month, with average temperature varying between 31.2°C (88.2°F) and 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still hot 31.2°C (88.2°F). In Cartagena, Colombia, in October, the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 198.3mm (7.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cartagena, the average seawater temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°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

The average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

October has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Cartagena?

In Cartagena, Colombia, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.2°C (88.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Cartagena?

In Cartagena, in October, during 16 rainfall days, 198.3mm (7.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Cartagena?

The month with the most rainfall in Cartagena, Colombia, is October when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 198.3mm (7.8") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Cartagena?

In October, the average sea temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Cartagena have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cartagena?

With an average of 5.6h of sunshine, October has the least sunshine of the year in Cartagena.

How long on average sun shines in October in Cartagena?

The average sunshine in October in Cartagena is 5.6h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Cartagena are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Cartagena?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Cartagena, Colombia, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 24.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.7°C).

Average rainfall in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in October: 198.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (198.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.9mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.6°C

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average UV index in October - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average UV index in October: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).