Bermuda Weather – October

You can view current weather conditions and a 5-day forecast here. You should also note that October falls within Bermuda’s hurricane season.

October is the last month of Bermuda’s high season. Most of the cruise ships visiting the island make their last calls at the island this month. Some hotels drop their rates, but many are still charging peak prices.

The temperature in October falls to an average high of approximately 80 F (September 84 F). Humidity drops significantly to 73.1 percent and the weather is pleasant.

The water temperature is around 78 F and is still fine for swimming and snorkelling. Bermudians are a little more sensitive the elements and many stop swimming in October. Underwater visibility is around 100 feet and divers will still feel comfortable wearing a shorty.

Expect around seven hours of sunshine on an average October day, around the annual average. The sun rises at around 7.25 am and sets at approximately 6.45 pm.

October falls within Bermuda’s hurricane season, though in recent years the hurricanes affecting the island this month have caused little damage. Destructive hurricanes such as Emily and Fabian occurred in September.

Every October since 2007, the island has hosted the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, a competition between winners of the PGA Championship, British Open, Masters, and US Open. Another major event in the month is the Argo Group Gold Cup yacht race. Other events include Gombey Saturdays in the Park.

There are no public holidays in October.

Average Daily High Temperature (°F)

The graph and table below shows the average daily high temperature in October has been 80 F over the last few years.

Bermuda Temperature - Average High Temperature by Month

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200670676770758184868480767276
200769666870737882848380747275
200868716872738083858478737175
200969666871768184868480757076
201066656770758185868379736775
201167676871758085858480757176
201269697071747885868380757176
201368676670738086858280737175
201471727072758084848681767377
Average68686871748084858480747176

Average Daily Low Temperature (°F)

The average daily low temperature over the last few years has been 72 F.

Average Low Temperature in Bermuda by Month

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200660585762667376777571696467
200760575861667075767672666467
200860636164657376777770656468
200960586063697277797672686268
201058566063677377787572665867
201159596064677377777772696468
201260606163677177787574676368
201360605962667377767473656467
201463646266677277757572676569
Average60596063677277777672676368

Average Daily Mean Temperature (°F)

Average mean temperature in October in recent years has been 76 F.

Average Mean Temperature in Bermuda

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200665636266707680817976726771
200764626366697479817976706871
200864676468697680818074696772
200965626467727781828076727072
201062616366707780827976706371
201163636467717681828176726872
201265656667717480827977716772
201364646366697781817976706871
201467686669717680808077726973
Average64646467707680818076716772

Average Sea Surface Temperature (°F)

Water temperature drops significantly in October.

Graph showing average sea and water temperature in Bermuda.

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200666656468747983848278736974
200766626567727681838279726973
200866686769727883848477716874
200965636568747982868478736774
201062616468727883858277716472
201162646668717882848279736973
201266666869737782858380736974
201365646469738085868279726974
201468706871757983838479746975
Average65656568737883848378736874

Average Monthly Rain (inches)

In recent times there have been around six inches of rain in October, one inch above average for the year.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Bermuda

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200666435510455635
20074544746824435
200833571017536245
200945331133379335
20106451115494244
20115232115736333
20124212463595634
2013265425310106355
201468523341447936
Average4543445766435

Average Sunshine Hours

There are around seven hours of sun on an average October day in Bermuda.

Average Daily Hours of Sun by Month in Bermuda

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
20065578989876557
20074467788877566
200856677910877657
200955681059977547
201045788108988757
20115679999776647
201265897710976667
2013556691111867557
20144669999797557
Average5578889877557

Mean Relative Humidity (%)

Humidity falls significantly from September.

Average Humidity in Bermuda

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAvg
200676.074.071.079.080.087.081.079.281.275.177.372.078
200771.572.669.975.176.381.279.177.573.970.970.374.774
200872.976.269.374.675.880.077.378.476.367.768.969.674
200975.366.969.769.975.182.079.073.876.472.774.768.374
201070.165.571.970.878.477.674.575.974.670.467.866.772
201170.572.173.877.174.474.975.779.478.172.070.368.574
201272.469.870.571.577.078.778.174.173.075.071.870.774
201371.369.769.576.972.076.971.774.576.876.567.874.973
201474.877.969.571.968.676.876.182.681.577.477.371.575
Average72.871.670.674.175.379.576.977.376.973.171.870.874