October offers a mix of weather, as temperatures start to cool in Europe and Northern America, whereas many countries in the southern hemisphere are still seeing highs of over 30°C. If you’re looking for the last bit of sunshine before the winter, try places such as India, Thailand and Morocco.
|TOWN, Country||Temperatures||Min°||Max°||Wet Days|
|Tahiti, French Polynesia||22||32||9|
|Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania||22||30||7|
|Praia, Cape Verde||25||30||3|
Where to go
October is an exciting time to travel as there are many alternative destinations on offer that combine good weather and worthwhile attractions, whether that be wildlife and nature or unique events. Read on for our lowdown of the ones not to miss…
October is a great time for alternative family holidays or adventure breaks suitable for families and more intrepid customers. Honeymooners might have to think slightly more outside the box than the usual luxury beach getaways, with city breaks an excellent alternative…
Events and festivals
October is a month for the foodies with festivals and events across the globe dedicated to the best nourishment the world has to offer. There’s sausage and beers being celebrated in Eastern Europe, though those with a taste for the finer things can enjoy chocolate and truffle extravaganzas…
Places to avoid
We’ve celebrated the glorious attractions of holidays in October, but there must be some horrors too right?
How did you know? The weather gets the better of some places this month, and here are the ones worst affected…
- Thailand – it’s typhoon season in many areas so best avoided in October.
- Australia – in Northern Australia the weather won’t treat you too kindly in October so we’d recommend going elsewhere or heading further South to enjoy the Aussie hospitality.