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Visiting Knysna, South Africa in October

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 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Knysna. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Knysna for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Knysna in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Knysna in October?

Yes, October is a good time for sunbathing in Knysna.

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 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Knysna in October?

Probably not, October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Knysna for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Knysna?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Knysna.

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 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Knysna. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Knysna for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Knysna warm in October?

Yes, Knysna is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in October is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 21°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in October is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Knysna in October?

The average day light hours per day in Knysna in October are 12.9. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Knysna in October

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in October is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 21°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in October is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Knysna in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Knysna in October

During October the average day light hours are 12.9 per day in Knysna. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Knysna in October is typically 10.2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Knysna in October

The average sea water temperature in Knysna in October is 17.2°C (63.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Knysna in October

The average total rainfall in Knysna in October is 1.6cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 12.1 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Knysna in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Knysna in October is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Knysna in October is typically 95.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 95.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Knysna in October is typically 78.6%. The average relative humidity is 74.8% in the previous month and 78.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Knysna in October

The average maximum wind speed in Knysna in October is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Knysna in October is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Knysna in October is from the South West.

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