Cala dOr Weather October Averages, Spain
Weather like in Cala d'Or in October
Cala d'Or's Mediterranean climate ensures year round warm and sunny weather. It is a major selling point for the tiny resort on Majorca's east coastajorca is one of Spain's Balearic Islandslong with the huge variety of activities, sightseeing, and bars, cafés and restaurants lining the pedestrianized and always lively town centre.
October brings pleasant autumn temperatures to Cala d'Or, ranging from average overnight temperatures of 13°C to an average high of 23°C in the midday sun. Many visitors may find these temperatures much more bearable than the higher heats of June and Julynd the much smaller crowds are a definite perk as well. The temperatures tend to decrease in the course of October, though. The average high temperature falls from 26°C to 23°C, and the average low drops from 16°C to 13°C. The average day temperature this month is 19°C, making it the fifth warmest month of the year, after the four previous months.
Average Sea Temperature
The sea temperature is higher than the air temperature now, averaging 22°C.
Unfortunately for those that like dry conditions, October is one of the wettest months of the year in Cala d'Ora href="http://www.holiday-weather.com/cala_d_or/averages/november" style="line-height:1.6em;">November will be the absolute wettest. 63mm is about average for this time of year and there are 12 days with rainfall. Heavy rains can often appear quite literally out of the blue. Best to pack an umbrella if travelling in autumn. Precipitation is least likely in the beginning of the month, with a chance of 33%. At the end of the month, that chance has increased to 38%. There are two main types of rainfall: moderate rain and thunderstorms. They are observed on 36% and 34% of the days with rainfall respectively.
Average Sunshine Hours
The increase in rainfall is due to the fact that more clouds move in throughout October. Cloud cover increases from 37% to 42%, which unfortunately blocks out more sunrays. There are "only" 6 hours of sunshine per day on averagewo hours fewer than in September and the same as in February and March.
You can check the weather forecast for Cala d'Or here.
Hotel in Cala d'Or in October
Hotel Cala d'Or Park
Consider staying at the Hotel Cala d'Or Park. Calling themselves "The Little Mediterranean Town Hotel", this property offers a range of rooms sleeping between two and six people. So, it is one of the best in the area for catering for larger families and groups travelling together. There is a swimming pool, two bars, a playground and a games room on site, and it is located just 100 metres from the beachfront. All rooms have a private balcony or terrace and are definitely affordable.
Bars and Restaurants
The Taste of Texas Steakhouse
For something a bit more substantial, head to Cala d'Or's The Taste of Texas Steakhouse. The restaurant prides itself on having the best steaks, spare ribs and Indian curries in town. Its extensive menu also features various pork and chicken dishes, a selection of pastas, a handful of fish dishes, burritos and, of course, a delicious selection of homemade beef burgers. This American-themed venue is great for big portions in an informal and fun atmosphere.
Things to do in Cala d'Or in October
Cuevas dels Hams
Take shelter from the rain and head to the Cuevas dels Hams in nearby Porto Cristo, just 30 kilometres north up the coast. Discovered in 1905 by speleologist Pedro Caldentey Santandreu, these caves date back no less than ten million years and are renowned for their amazing dripstone formations and underground lakes. Pedro began guiding visitors around the caves around 1910, with the aid of electricity that he generated himself by using a water tank, water mill and dynamo. This was even before the nearby village of Porto Cristo had electricity. There are three different caveshe Round Cave, Blue Cave and Classic Caveach featuring its own attractions. Particularly the Blue Cave with its blue light show and the spectacular rock formations in the Classic Cave are not to be missed. The light and sound display on the "Sea of Venice" is a major highlight as well. The Cuevas dels Hams are open year round and facilities on site include a restaurant serving fast food and light bites. These amazing caves make for a wonderful day trip from Cala d'Or and are a strongly recommended attraction.