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Visiting New South Wales, Australia in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in New South Wales. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in New South Wales for prolonged periods 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.

Can you sunbathe in New South Wales in October?

Yes, October is a good time for sunbathing in New South Wales.

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in New South Wales in October?

Probably not, October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in New South Wales for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in New South Wales?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in New South Wales.

October has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in New South Wales. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in New South Wales for prolonged periods of time.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is New South Wales warm in October?

Yes, New South Wales is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in New South Wales in October is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New South Wales in October is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is New South Wales in October?

The average day light hours per day in New South Wales in October are 12.8. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in New South Wales in October

The average maximum temperature in New South Wales in October is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New South Wales in October is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New South Wales in October is 13°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in New South Wales in October

During October the average day light hours are 12.8 per day in New South Wales. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in New South Wales in October is typically 10.1 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 18°C (64.4°F) 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 5cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 9.5 rainy days in October making it a quite rainy 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 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New South Wales in October is typically 82.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.8% in the previous month and 83.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New South Wales in October is typically 62.1%. The average relative humidity is 63.3% in the previous month and 63.1% 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 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in New South Wales in October is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

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

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