Caloundra
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Caloundra, Australia

October is a moderately hot spring month in Caloundra, Australia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.8°C (64°F) and an average high of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Temperature

In Caloundra, the average high-temperature in October is relatively the same as in September - a moderately hot 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 17.8°C (64°F).

Humidity

In Caloundra, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Caloundra, during October, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 42mm (1.65") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Caloundra, there are 176.6 rainfall days, and 559mm (22.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Caloundra is 8.7h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Caloundra?

In Caloundra, Australia, in October, the average high-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Caloundra?

In October, the average relative humidity in Caloundra is 74%.

How many days does it rain in October in Caloundra?

In Caloundra, in October, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 42mm (1.65") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Caloundra?

In Caloundra, the average seawater temperature in October is 22.9°C (73.2°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.9°C (73.2°F) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Caloundra?

The average length of the day in October in Caloundra is 12.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Caloundra have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Caloundra, Australia, is 8.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Caloundra?

Months with the highest UV index in Caloundra are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in October in Caloundra?

In Caloundra, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average high temperature in October: 23.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (19.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 17.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (22.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.8°C).

Average humidity in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (69%).

Average rainfall in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average rainfall in October: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (81mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (16mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.5 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 22.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (21.2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average daylight in October: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in October - Caloundra, Australia
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 5).