October Sunshine Averages for Cities in Europe

The tables below give October averages for the number of hours of sunshine at major cities throughout Europe.

The cities range from Amsterdam to Zurich and from Reykjavík to İstanbul. They are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Amsterdam to Kazan, Lille to Pristina and Reykjavík to Zurich.

Included in this list are Europe's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The month's totals are averages of historical weather data collected over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Total October sunshine
City Hours
Amsterdam, Netherlands 109
Andorra la Vella, Andorra 152
Athens, Greece 208
Barcelona, Spain 180
Belgrade, Serbia 163
Berlin, Germany 111
Birmingham, United Kingdom 98
Brussels, Belgium 113
Bucharest, Romania 177
Budapest, Hungary 151
Chisinau, Moldova 169
Cologne, Germany 112
Copenhagen, Denmark 103
Dublin, Ireland 102
Glasgow, United Kingdom 80
Hamburg, Germany 101
Helsinki, Finland 84
İstanbul, Turkey 140
Kazan, Russia 84
Average amount of sun in October
City Hours
Lille, France 114
Lisbon, Portugal 213
Ljubljana, Slovenia 116
London, United Kingdom 105
Luxembourg, Luxembourg 109
Lyon, France 130
Madrid, Spain 198
Manchester, United Kingdom 99
Marseille, France 187
Milan, Italy 130
Minsk, Belarus 99
Monaco, Monaco 187
Moscow, Russia 77
Munich, Germany 129
Naples, Italy 189
Nice, France 187
Nizhny & Novgorod, Russia 84
Odessa, Ukraine 169
Oslo, Norway 86
Paris, France 118
Podgorica, Montenegro 203
Prague, Czech Republic 121
Pristina, Kosovo 174
Average October sun
City Hours
Reykjavík, Iceland 83
Riga, Latvia 93
Rostov-on-Don, Russia 159
Rotterdam, Netherlands 107
Saint Petersburg, Russia 70
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 149
Skopje, Macedonia 188
Sofia, Bulgaria 170
Stockholm, Sweden 99
Tallinn, Estonia 89
Turin, Italy 143
Vaduz, Liechtenstein 116
Valletta, Malta 220
Vienna, Austria 133
Vilnius, Lithuania 94
Zagreb, Croatia 124
Zurich, Switzerland 93

The sunshine data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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