October weather forecast
Kingston, Norfolk Island

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The old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
The old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands

Weather in October

October in Kingston sees a notable rise in temperature, re-establishing the warm climate. Rainfall increases compared to September, but remains modest at 34mm (1.34") on average. Longer hours of daylight are introduced, extending outdoor activities into the evenings. Although the sea temperature continues its upward trend, water activities still require precaution due to moderately cool waters. The wind picks up slightly compared to the previous month, averaging around 23.8km/h (14.8mph).

Temperature

The introduction of October in Kingston notes a subtle temperature variation to a still pleasant 22.5°C (72.5°F) from September's 21.5°C (70.7°F). Kingston indicates a consistently low-temperature of 21.6°C (70.9°F) during the nights of October.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Kingston, Norfolk Island, during October, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of precipitation. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 201.4 days and collects up to 682mm (26.85") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, the average seawater temperature in October is 19.8°C (67.6°F).
Note: For the majority, swimming in water with a temperature of 19.8°C (67.6°F) is not enjoyable. The difficulty in managing breathing rises as the temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Kingston, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:26 and sunset at 17:49 +11. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 19:08 +12.
Note: On Sunday, 06. October 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from +11 to +12. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 06. April 2025, at 03:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from +12 to +11.

Sunshine

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

UV index

March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, a daily maximum UV index of 6 leads to the following instructions:
Employ safeguards and advocate sun safety protocols. Shielding against skin and eye damage is crucial. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., UV radiation is strongest. Make an effort to avoid direct sunlight during this time, remembering that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. To cut down UV radiation exposure by about half, sport a wide-brim hat.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Kingston in October?

In Kingston, 22.5°C (72.5°F) is the average high-temperature and 21.6°C (70.9°F) is the average low-temperature during October.

What is the average humidity in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average relative humidity in October is 75%.

How much does it rain in Kingston in October?

In Kingston, in October, it is raining for 15.2 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, Norfolk Island, the average seawater temperature in October is 19.8°C (67.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.8°C (67.6°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).

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in October?

The average day length in October is 12h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Kingston?

On the first day of October in Kingston, Norfolk Island, sunrise is at 05:26 and sunset at 17:49 +11. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 19:08 +12.

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

On Sunday, 06. October 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Kingston, and the time zone changes from +11 to +12. DST ends on Sunday, 06. April 2025, at 03:00.

How long on average sun shines in October in Kingston?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Kingston, Norfolk Island, is 7.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kingston?

March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island.

How high is the UV index in October in Kingston?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston is 6. 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
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average temperature in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.1°C).

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Average pressure in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average pressure in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.3mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July, August and September (1017.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average wind speed in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average wind speed in October: 23.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (26.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (21.6km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average humidity in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average rainfall in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall in October: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (108mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average rainfall days in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (13.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average sea temperature in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average sea temperature in October: 19.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (18.8°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average sunshine days in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average sunshine days in October: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (13.1 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are May and June (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average UV index in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January and February (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average cloud cover in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average cloud cover in October: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in October
Kingston, Norfolk Island

Average visibility in October - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • 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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