Weather in Wollongong, Australia in October

So you're interested in going to Wollongong, Australia in October

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

Temperature in Wollongong in October

The average maximum temperature in Wollongong in October is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Wollongong in October is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Wollongong in October is 15°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Wollongong in October

The average day light hours per day in Wollongong in October are 12.9 and there are 10.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Wollongong in October is typically 9.2 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 Wollongong in October

The average sea water temperature in Wollongong in October is 18.6° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Wollongong in October

The average total rainfall in Wollongong in October is 10.9cm and on average there are 12.3 rainy days in October making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wollongong in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wollongong in October is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wollongong in October is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.7% in the previous month and 88.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wollongong in October is typically 62.1%. The average relative humidity is 59.4% in the previous month and 68.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wollongong in October

The average maximum wind speed in Wollongong in October is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 36kmh in the previous month and 39kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wollongong in October is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Wollongong in October is from the North-Northeast.

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