Best Beaches in Southern Africa in October

PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

These are the best beaches in Southern Africa in October, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Southern Africa in October

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (77°F) Sea
    6.4 Hrs of Sun / Day
    3.1 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Mozambique. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). October is an excellent month for swimming in Mozambique with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

  • 20°C (68°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    9.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.2 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.2hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Western Cape for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 22°C (71°F) Air
    19°C (66°F) Sea
    6.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    0.0 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Namib Naukluft National Park. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (66°F). October is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Namib Naukluft National Park.

  • 22°C (71°F) Air
    16°C (62°F) Sea
    9.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.5 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 4.3cm (1.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Cape Town. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). October is too cold for swimming in Cape Town for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 23°C (73°F) Air
    22°C (72°F) Sea
    6.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    18.8 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 18.8 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Durban. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). October is a good month for swimming in Durban with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 22°C (71°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    7.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.5 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 4.3cm (1.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Overberg District. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). October is too cold for swimming in Overberg District for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 21°C (70°F) Air
    19°C (66°F) Sea
    7.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.3 Days of Rain

    October has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 17.5cm (6.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time.

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