October weather forecast and climate
Canberra, Australia

View of Kings
View of Kings' Avenue in Canberra, Australia, with a far view of the Australian/American Memorial site
October in Canberra, Australia, is an enjoyable spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6°C (42.8°F) and an average high of 18.7°C (65.7°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a mild 14.7°C (58.5°F) in September, to a comfortable 18.7°C (65.7°F). In Canberra, the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Canberra is 74%.

Rainfall

In Canberra, during October, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Canberra, there are 129.1 rainfall days, and 392mm (15.43") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are June through October. October is the last month it regularly snows in Canberra. During 0.1 snowfall days, in October, Canberra aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. In Canberra, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.4 days, and aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of snow.

Daylight

In Canberra, Australia, the average length of the day in October is 13h.

Sunshine

In Canberra, the average sunshine in October is 8.5h.

UV index

In Canberra, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Canberra?

In Canberra, Australia, in October, the average high-temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Canberra?

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

How much does it rain in Canberra in October?

In Canberra, Australia, during October, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Canberra?

October is the last month it regularly snows in Canberra. During 0.1 snowfall days, in October, Canberra aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

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

In October, the average length of the day is 13h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Canberra?

In October, the average sunshine in Canberra is 8.5h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Canberra?

In Canberra, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average high temperature in October: 18.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (10.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (14°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (1.3°C).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (63%).

Average rainfall in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall in October: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (45mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (20mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average snowfall in October: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is September (11mm).
Months with the least snowfall are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (1.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May and December (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average daylight in October: 13h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in October - Canberra, Australia
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 2).