October weather forecast
Sydney, Australia

The landmarks of the city of Sydney, Australia
The landmarks of the city of Sydney, Australia

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Sydney, Australia, is an agreeable spring month, with an average temperature ranging between min 13.6°C (56.5°F) and max 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

In Sydney, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still agreeable 22.1°C (71.8°F). In Sydney, the average low-temperature is 13.6°C (56.5°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 56%.

Rainfall

In October, in Sydney, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout October, 76.7mm (3.02") of precipitation is accumulated. In Sydney, Australia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 143.4 days and collects up to 1212.1mm (47.72") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Sydney, Australia, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 56min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 5:57 pm AEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:21 pm AEDT.
Note: On Sunday, 02. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AEST to AEDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 02. April 2023, at 3:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from AEDT to AEST.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine are August through October and December, with an average of 7.9h of sunshine.

UV index

In Sydney, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Sydney?

In Sydney, the average relative humidity in October is 56%.

How many days does it rain in October in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, in October, during 11.6 rainfall days, 76.7mm (3.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, in October, the average water temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

In October, the average day length in Sydney, Australia, is 12h and 56min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Sydney?

On the first day of October in Sydney, Australia, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 5:57 pm AEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:21 pm AEDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in October in Sydney?

On Sunday, 02. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Sydney, Australia, and the time zone changes from AEST to AEDT. DST ends on Sunday, 02. April 2023, at 3:00 am.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Sydney?

August through October and December, with an average of 7.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sydney have in October?

The average sunshine duration in October in Sydney is 7.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Sydney?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Sydney, Australia, is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
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Average temperature in October
Sydney, Australia

Average temperature in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (16.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 13.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.1°C).

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Average humidity in October
Sydney, Australia

Average humidity in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average humidity in October: 56%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (49%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall in October: 76.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (131.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (68.3mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall days in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (10.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Sydney, Australia

Average sea temperature in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 19.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (18.6°C).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 56min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are August, September, October and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average UV index in October
Sydney, Australia

Average UV index in October - Sydney, Australia
  • Average UV index in October: 8

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 2).

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