Weather in New South Wales, Australia in October

So you're interested in going to New South Wales, Australia in October

October is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in New South Wales. October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in New South Wales for any length of time. Consider visiting New South Wales in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in New South Wales in October

The average maximum temperature in New South Wales in October is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in New South Wales in October is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New South Wales in October is 12°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in New South Wales in October

The average day light hours per day in New South Wales in October are 12.9 and there are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in New South Wales in October is typically 10 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New South Wales in October

The average sea water temperature in New South Wales in October is 17.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in New South Wales in October

The average total rainfall in New South Wales in October is 11.2cm and on average there are 9.2 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New South Wales in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New South Wales in October is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New South Wales in October is typically 83.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.4% in the previous month and 84.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New South Wales in October is typically 62.6%. The average relative humidity is 63.5% in the previous month and 63.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New South Wales in October

The average maximum wind speed in New South Wales in October is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New South Wales in October is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in New South Wales in October is from the South-Southeast.