October weather forecast
Wellington, New Zealand

A red cable bus on the road in Wellington, New Zealand, with the view of the sea, mountains, and the city in the distance
A red cable bus on the road in Wellington, New Zealand, with the view of the sea, mountains, and the city in the distance

Weather in October

October in Wellington, New Zealand, is a moderate spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 10.5°C (50.9°F).

Temperature

In Wellington, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a mild 13.8°C (56.8°F). In Wellington, in October, the average low-temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Wellington is 79%.

Rainfall

In Wellington, during October, the rain falls for 13.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 394mm (15.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 13h and 11min.
On the first day of October in Wellington, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:00 pm NZDT.

Sunshine

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average sunshine in October is 7.8h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Wellington?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Wellington, is 13.8°C (56.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Wellington?

In October, the average relative humidity in Wellington is 79%.

How many days does it rain in October in Wellington?

In October, in Wellington, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout October, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Wellington?

In October, the average sea temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F). Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Wellington have in October?

The average day length in October in Wellington is 13h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Wellington?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:00 pm NZDT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Wellington?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average temperature in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 10.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (15.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9°C).

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Average pressure in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average pressure in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in October: 1012.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1017.7mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and November (1012.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average wind speed in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in October: 26.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (26.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (23.1km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average humidity in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, April and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (78%).

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Average rainfall in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in October: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (47mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sea temperature in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (17.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (12.3°C).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in October: 13h and 11min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average UV index in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in October: 4

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are May and June (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in October
Wellington, New Zealand

Average visibility in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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

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