Weather in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in October

So you're interested in going to Bay of Islands, New Zealand in October

October is a cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Bay of Islands and not really recommended. October is too cold for swimming in Bay of Islands for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Bay of Islands in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Bay of Islands in October

The average maximum temperature in Bay of Islands in October is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average temperature in Bay of Islands in October is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 12° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bay of Islands in October is 11°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Bay of Islands in October

The average day light hours per day in Bay of Islands in October are 13 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Bay of Islands in October is typically 8.5 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 Bay of Islands in October

The average sea water temperature in Bay of Islands in October is 15.1° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Bay of Islands in October

The average total rainfall in Bay of Islands in October is 0.6cm and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in October making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Bay of Islands in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bay of Islands in October is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Bay of Islands in October is typically 82.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.8% in the previous month and 81.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bay of Islands in October is typically 69.5%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 67.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bay of Islands in October

The average maximum wind speed in Bay of Islands in October is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bay of Islands in October is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bay of Islands in October is from the West.

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