Averages for Ibiza in October

What's the weather like Ibiza in October 

Temperature

The weather continues to cool down in October in Ibiza, Spain, when the summer season has well and truly come to an end. At this time of the year, the average temperature begins at 21.5°C and falls as the month develops, until it reaches 17.5°C during the final few days.

Daily high temperatures for October begin at 25°C and gradually fall until they reach 21°C by the end of the month, onl...

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  • Temperature Temperature 21°C 69°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 24°C 75°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 17°C 63°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 54 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 10 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 22°C 72°F

What's the weather like Ibiza in October 

Temperature

The weather continues to cool down in October in IbizaSpain, when the summer season has well and truly come to an end. At this time of the year, the average temperature begins at 21.5°C and falls as the month develops, until it reaches 17.5°C during the final few days.

Daily high temperatures for October begin at 25°C and gradually fall until they reach 21°C by the end of the month, only rising above 28°C or falling below 19°C one day out of every ten. On the other hand, daily low temperatures start off at 18°C and also continue to fall until they reach 14°C toward the end of the month, very rarely rising above 21°C or falling below 11°C.

The highest temperature which has ever been recorded for Ibiza in October in recent times is 31°C, with the lowest temperature ever recorded for this month being 9°C. When you compare these temperatures to the average for the month – 21.5°C – it's clear that they're the extremes and aren't what you should expect to experience during your holiday.

Relatively speaking, the warmest month of the year in 2013 was October, which had an average high temperature of 26°C, compared to the average 23°C. The longest warm spell of the year also fell in this month, between October 10th and October 30th – that's 21 consecutive days with warmer than average high temperatures. Overall, October 2013 had the largest number of warmer than average days, with 90% of days having higher than average high temperatures.

Rain

Across a typical October, Ibiza receives an average of 54mm of rainfall – much more than any of the previous months. This rainfall is divided between ten days, meaning there is a good chance you'll experience some kind of precipitation during your holiday, so make sure you pack an umbrella or some waterproof clothing.

Moderate rain is the most likely form of precipitation you'll experience if you visit Ibiza in October and usually happens around October 31st. The second most likely type of precipitation you can expect for this month is thunderstorms which are common around October 1st. This is followed by light rain which usually falls around October 30th. Heavy rain and drizzle are also possible at this time of year, but snowfall is exceptionally unlikely.

The chance of precipitation occurring on any given day slowly increases as the month progresses, rising from 28% on October 1st up to 32% by October 31st. Despite the increase in rainfall, Ibiza isn't subject to any foggy conditions at all throughout October.

Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature for Ibiza in October is 22°C – significantly cooler than any of the previous months. Most visitors will find this temperature pleasantly warm and will be able to enjoy a dip or two without getting too cold.

Humidity

Throughout October, the average relative daily humidity for Ibiza is around 76%, created by lows of 92% and highs of 58%.

Sunshine Hours

In October, Ibiza enjoys an average of eight hours of sunshine each day – that's two hours less each day than the previous month. The daylight and sunshine hours both steadily fall as the month develops, with the length of the day decreasing by around one hour and 13 minutes between October 1st and October 31st.

The clearest month of the year in 2013 was October, with 61% of days being clearer than they were cloudy. The longest clear spell of the year took place in this month, between October 20th and October 27th – that's eight consecutive days which were clearer than they were cloudy.

Wind

Throughout the month, typical wind speeds fluctuate between 0 m/s and 6 m/s (calm to moderate breeze), very rarely going above 10 m/s (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) usually occurs around October 16th, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s. The lowest average wind speed of 3 m/s tends to happen around October 1st, at which time the average maximum wind speed is 6 m/s.

Ibiza Hotels in October

Invisa Hotel Es Pla is an adult-only hotel, tucked in between the beach and a number of popular tourist attractions. Guests at this hotel are invited to take full advantage of all the services and amenities on offer, such as: restaurant, adults' entertainment, children's entertainment, games, shows, sports courts, tennis courts, table tennis, rifle shooting, gym, water sports, supermarket, hairdresser, swimming pool and solarium with sun loungers. There are single and double rooms available for guests to choose from, each of which comes complete with: full bathroom, air conditioning, terrace or balcony, telephone, satellite TV, mini fridge and safe. 

Hotel Tropical was established in 1965, making it one of the longest running hotels in the area. Here guests can choose from 142 standard rooms, each of which can cater for between one and three guests. Each of the rooms at Hotel Tropical features: air conditioning, central heating, daily housekeeping, private bathroom with hairdryer and toiletries, international satellite TV, telephone, desk, mini fridge, safety deposit box and free WiFi access. There is a vast selection of services and facilities for guests to take advantage of, including: half board option, restaurant, themed dinners, bar lounge, swimming pool, gardens, terraces, snack bar, billiards, table tennis, mini golf, fitness centre and 24-hour reception.

Ibiza Beach for October

Cala Conta beach also known as Platges de Comte is very popular in the high season, visiting early in the morning or late in the afternoon is recommended. It is one of the best beaches on the island and people love to watch the sunset here. From the beach you can see amazing views of the little islands surrounding Ibiza. The water is turquoise and clear, perfect for swimming and on the beach are several different areas to explore. At the far west end of the beach is a cove used by naturists, here there is shallow water for children to paddle and play but be aware of the stronger current when hedding in deeper. 

The secluded beach of Sa Caleta is located east of Cala Jondal. It is tranquil, surrounded by red cliffs and is home to a great restaurant. The water is clear and shallow and the sand is perfect to lay on. You can also snorkel here. Locals enjoy this beach as well as tourists. 

Bars and Restaurants

La Paloma is located in San Lorenzo, a little village in the middle of the island. The restaurant offers a small menu so they can concentrate on offering quality fresh dishes. Lots of the ingredients come directly from Italy so you know what you're getting is fresh. The main courses always include two types of pasta, one choice of risotto, two meat dishes, one fish dish and one Bio Plate that's totally organic and vegan. This restaurant caters for anyone and everyone. 

For some traditional Ibizian food visit Es Ventall who serve a selection of amazing salads, well cooked meat and fresh fish. The restaurant is located in Sant Antoni, so it's very easy to locate. Everything meal is beautifully displayed here and all for such an affordable price, paella for example is just 18 euros for a huge portion. Leave room for dessert as they present a range of tasty sweets. 

Nagai offer contemporary Japanese cuisine, it's the perfect place for sushi lovers. The charming, low-key, laidback environment and 'Tokyo glam' appeal make it stand out from other sushi restaurants in Ibiza. Organic ingredients are used and there are both vegan and vegetarian options on the menu. Sitting outside in the candlelit courtyard surrounded with ancient olive trees can be a perfect family environment or great setting for a romantic meal. 

The Passion Cafe is a lovely place to stop off for a healthy lunch. Lana Love, the creater of the cafe makes recipes full of goodness; she puts a delicious healthy spin on burgers, pasta, cooked breakfasts and cupcakes. Who would have thought pomegrante and pistachio go so well together? If you're a vegetarian or vegan you will enjoy this place. Smoothies, juices, protein shakes, superfood shakes and raw nut milkshakes are all on the menu along with a refreshing range of coffee.

Things to do in Ibiza in October

The Iglesia de Sant Rafel de Sa Creu is a great place to go for some peace and time to reflect. This church is made up of a single floor and features various shallow chapels. The architectural highlights include a pyramidal bell tower with a small dome and numerous buttresses which give the building its distinct appearance. As well as admiring the church, you can also attend one of the various masses. In October, masses are held at: 6pm Monday to Friday, 7pm on Saturdays and 12.30pm and 6pm on Sundays.

The Santa Agnes Church is another religious building worthy of a visit during your holiday in Ibiza. Approved by Bishop Abad y Lassiera in 1785, this church is dedicated to Saint Agnes who was a very popular saint in Sant Antoni at the time. Most visitors find the architecture truly stunning with saints and statues set into alcoves and a stunningly unique façade. The church is open from 9am until 8.30pm every day and masses are held on Sundays and holidays at 11.30am.

If you're in the mood for a walk, head along to Punta d'es Moscarter. This area is home to a scenic coastal trail which stretches on for a few kilometres. Although there isn't anything out of the ordinary to see along this walk, you will get to admire the ocean with the small fishing boats bobbing up and down, the natural flora which grows close to the sea and the tall cliffs which seem to rise out of the ocean. A perfect way to wind down and soak up some sunshine, this walk is a must if you're in need of some rest and relaxation.

See a side of Ibiza that most tourists never get to see by signing up for a Cave Cruise. This excursion takes place each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday onboard a boat which takes you to one of the most famous caves in Ibiza – Ca Marca. Onboard this trip you'll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the cave where you'll get to enjoy a guided tour. The cave is full of all sorts of fascinating things, like stalactites, fossils and even a waterfall, making it a great day out for adults and children alike.

Pick up some unique gifts for friends and family back home by stopping by the craft market in San Jamie, Santa Eulalia. This local market is full of artisans who make all of their items by hand, so you know that no two pieces will ever be the same. Here you'll find jewellery, artwork, clothing and woodcrafts to choose from, as well as many other items which are sure to attract your attention. If you have a couple of minutes to spare you can even get your portrait painted by one of the artists who work here.

The Hippee markets are also great to visit, they're open all year round. If you'd like to pick up presents for friends or treat yourself this is the best place to do it. 

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