October weather forecast
Darwin, Australia

Weather in October

October, like September, is another tropical spring month in Darwin, Australia, with an average temperature ranging between max 32.7°C (90.9°F) and min 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Temperature

In Darwin, Australia, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a still tropical 32.7°C (90.9°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a blistering 41°C (105.8°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Darwin is 66%.

Rainfall

In Darwin, during 14.6 rainfall days, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Darwin, Australia, there are 191.8 rainfall days, and 1282mm (50.47") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Darwin, the average water temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Darwin is 12h and 23min.
On the first day of October in Darwin, Australia, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 6:46 pm ACST.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Darwin, Australia, is 9.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Darwin are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in October transform into the following instructions:
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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Darwin?

In October, in Darwin, Australia, the average high-temperature is 32.7°C (90.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in October is evaluated at 41°C (105.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Darwin?

In Darwin, the average relative humidity in October is 66%.

How much does it rain in Darwin in October?

In Darwin, during October, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 52mm (2.05") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Darwin?

In Darwin, the average seawater temperature in October is 29.6°C (85.3°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Darwin have in October?

In Darwin, Australia, the average day length in October is 12h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Darwin?

On the first day of October in Darwin, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 6:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 6:46 pm ACST.

How long on average sun shines in October in Darwin?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 9.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Darwin?

The months with the lowest UV index in Darwin are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Darwin?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Darwin is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Darwin, Australia

Average temperature in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average high temperature in October: 32.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (33.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 26.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (21.7°C).

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Average pressure in October
Darwin, Australia

Average pressure in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.8mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1013.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1006.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Darwin, Australia

Average wind speed in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Darwin, Australia

Average humidity in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average humidity in October: 66%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (57%).

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Average rainfall in October
Darwin, Australia

Average rainfall in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average rainfall in October: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (340mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and August (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Darwin, Australia

Average rainfall days in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Darwin, Australia

Average sea temperature in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (31.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (25.8°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Darwin, Australia

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 23min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Darwin, Australia

Average sunshine days in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average sunshine days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Darwin, Australia

Average UV index in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average UV index in October: 7

The month with the highest UV index is November (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in October
Darwin, Australia

Average cloud cover in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average cloud cover in October: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in October
Darwin, Australia

Average visibility in October - Darwin, Australia
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (9km).

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