October Precipitation Averages for South American Cities





The tables below give October averages for rainfall at major cities throughout South America. Each place has a total for how much precipitation it usually gets this month and most have data on the number of days with wet weather.

Included in the group are South America's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The cities are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Asunción to Cochabamba or Córdoba to Montevideo or Natal to Vitíria.

The amounts of rain are averages of historical climate measurements made over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Average October precipitation
Days City Inches Milli­metres
8 Asunción, Paraguay 5.1 131
11 Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2.7 70
13 Barranquilla, Colombia 6.6 167
12 Belém, Brazil 4.5 115
10 Belo Horizonte, Brazil 5.6 142
18 Bogotá, Colombia 4.3 110
13 Brasília, Brazil 6.6 167
18 Bucaramanga, Colombia 4.9 124
Buenos Aires, Argentina 4.7 119
18 Cali, Colombia 6.3 161
10 Campinas, Brazil 5.9 149
15 Caracas, Venezuela 5.0 126
13 Cartagena, Colombia 6.8 172
6 Cayenne, French Guiana 2.0 52
6 Cochabamba, Bolivia 0.8 20
October rainfall averages
Days City Inches Milli­metres
Córdoba, Argentina 2.6 66
10 Curitiba, Brazil 5.2 133
4 Fortaleza, Brazil 0.5 13
9 Georgetown, Guyana 4.2 107
12 Goiânia, Brazil 6.6 167
3 Guayaquil, Ecuador 0.2 6
7 Joao Pessoa, Brazil 1.4 35
12 La Paz - El Alto, Bolivia 1.8 47
Lima, Peru 0.0 0
10 Maceió, Brazil 2.9 74
9 Manaus, Brazil 4.4 113
13 Maracaibo, Venezuela 4.5 114
14 Maracay, Venezuela 4.1 105
25 Medellín, Colombia 8.9 227
Mendoza, Argentina 0.7 18
10 Montevideo, Uruguay 4.3 109
Average amount of rain in October
Days City Inches Milli­metres
4 Natal, Brazil 0.7 17
Paramaribo, Suriname 3.8 97
9 Porto Alegre, Brazil 4.8 121
18 Quito, Ecuador 4.5 115
9 Recife, Brazil 2.5 63
9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3.4 87
Rosario, Argentina 3.6 92
10 Salvador, Brazil 4.5 115
8 Santa Cruz, Bolivia 4.7 120
4 Santiago, Chile 0.5 13
1 Sao Luís, Brazil 0.3 8
10 São Paulo, Brazil 5.0 127
6 Sucre, Bolivia 2.1 54
2 Teresina, Brazil 0.8 20
12 Vitíria, Brazil 5.7 144
Reference

The precipitation data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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