Wellington
New Zealand
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
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
October, like September, is another mild spring month in Wellington, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average high of 15°C (59°F) and an average low of 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still moderate 15°C (59°F). In October, in Wellington, New Zealand, the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Humidity

In Wellington, the average relative humidity in October is 80.4%.

Rainfall

In Wellington, in October, it is raining for 11.5 days, with typically 110.7mm (4.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Wellington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124 days and collects up to 1243.6mm (49") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Wellington is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Wellington?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Wellington, New Zealand, is 15°C (59°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Wellington?

The average relative humidity in October in Wellington, New Zealand, is 80.4%.

How many days does it rain in October in Wellington?

In Wellington, in October, during 11.5 rainfall days, 110.7mm (4.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, in October, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F). Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Wellington have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Wellington is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Wellington?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Wellington, New Zealand, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in October: 15°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (20.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (13.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (5.9°C).

Average humidity in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in October: 80.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (78.9%).

Average rainfall in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in October: 110.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (136.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (76.9mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and July (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in October: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in October - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 1).