Nassau Weather in October

October brings little change in the weather to Nassau, The Bahamas, except for slightly cooler temperatures.

This page gives detailed information on the typical October temperature, rain, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Nassau.

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located west of Nassau on New Providence Island.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

86 °F October average high 30 °C
72 °F October average low 22 °C

Daytime temperatures usually climb no higher than 92 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Celsius).

Nighttime temperatures seldom get as cool as 56 °F (13 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

6.4 in total precipitation 163 mm
15 days of rain

The rainy season continues into October at Nassau, with total rainfall similar to the previous month's.

Sunny Weather iconSun

62 % sunshine
223 hours of sun

The sun's rays reach the ground at Nassau during 62 percent of daylight hours on average in October, for a total of 223 hours in the month.

Daylight in October at Nassau lasts an average of 11 hours and 32 minutes a day. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 54 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 11:13 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

80 % October average humidity

Nassau is a little more humid during October than most months.

Windy Weather iconWind

16.6 mph October wind speed average 26.6 kph

October is less windy than most other months in Nassau.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

12 % chance a tropical storm approaches
4 % likelihood of a hurricane in October

There's a 12 percent probability that a named tropical storm will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Nassau during October. The chance of a major category 3 to 5 hurricane reaching the area is 1 percent.


These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology and World Meteorological Organization. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1971-2000 normals while the sun, humidity and wind statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

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