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Weather Averages for Gibraltar in October
Averages for Gibraltar in October
October in Gibraltar signals the end of summer and the beginning of autumn, with cooler temperatures and wetter weather.
Highs in October in Gibraltar are at around 23°C (73°F), with lows of around 17°C (63°F).
There are approximately 5 to 6 wet days in the month and 55 mm or 2 ½ inches of rain.
There are approximately 7 ½ hours of sun a day.
The water temperature in October is around 20 °C (68 °F) which is still warm enough for swimming on sunny days.
There are many sights to see and places to explore in Gibraltar. Among the most popular sights are the Barbary Macaques, the only monkeys in Europe that are ‘free-living’, meaning that they don’t live in a zoo. There are approximately 160 of these monkeys living in Gibraltar in two main areas: Queens Gate, also known as Ape’s Den, and at the Great Siege area. They interact with visitors but use caution as they are still wild animals.
With three marinas in Gibraltar, sailing is always an option. There are a number of schools that offer lessons, or the more experienced can hire their own yachts for a day on the water. Alternatively, you can relax and enjoy the views with a dolphin and whale watching excursion.
If you’re looking for affordable accommodation, Queen’s Hotel is Gibraltar’s only budget hotel. Close to the centre of Gibraltar, it offers a great location for affordable prices.