October weather forecast
Queenstown, New Zealand

Weather in October

October, like September, is a frosty spring month in Queenstown, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average low of 0.6°C (33.1°F) and an average high of 9.6°C (49.3°F).

Temperature

In Queenstown, the average high-temperature in October is relatively the same as in September - a still frosty 9.6°C (49.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Queenstown, is 0.6°C (33.1°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Queenstown, during October, the rain falls for 17.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 64mm (2.52") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 181.7 rainfall days, and 617mm (24.29") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Queenstown, New Zealand, are March through November. In Queenstown, in October, during 1.5 snowfall days, 24mm (0.94") of snow is typically accumulated. In Queenstown, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.1 days and aggregates up to 223mm (8.78") of snow.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Queenstown is 13h and 21min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:31 pm NZDT.

Sunshine

In Queenstown, the average sunshine in October is 7.6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Queenstown is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Queenstown?

In October, the average high-temperature is 9.6°C (49.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.6°C (33.1°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Queenstown?

The average relative humidity in October in Queenstown, New Zealand, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Queenstown in October?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, in October, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 64mm (2.52") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, during October, snow falls for 1.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 24mm (0.94") of snow.

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

The average day length in October is 13h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Queenstown?

On the first day of October in Queenstown, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:31 pm NZDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Queenstown have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Queenstown is 7.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average temperature in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in October: 9.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (3.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 0.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (6.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-2.4°C).

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Average pressure in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average pressure in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in October: 1011mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average wind speed in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and August (8.4km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average humidity in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in October: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (71mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (29mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall in October: 24mm

The month with the highest snowfall is July (51mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall days in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January and February (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in October: 13h and 21min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average UV index in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are May and July (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in October: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in October
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average visibility in October - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in October: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are January and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are June, July and August (7km).

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