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Visiting Matapouri Bay, Matapouri, New Zealand in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). October is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Matapouri Bay in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

October brings warmer and sunnier weather to Matapouri Bay, with fewer showers and more clear days. The sea conditions improve, making swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving more appealing. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are also more enjoyable during this month, as the conditions become more consistent and favorable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Matapouri Bay in October?

No, October is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay.

October has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Matapouri Bay in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Matapouri Bay?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Matapouri Bay.

October has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). October is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Matapouri Bay warm in October?

Yes, Matapouri Bay is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (62°) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Matapouri Bay in October?

The average day light hours per day in Matapouri Bay in October are 13. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Matapouri Bay in October

October sees warmer temperatures and an increase in visitors to Matapouri Bay as the summer season approaches. However, the beach is still not as crowded as it will be during the peak summer months.

Temperature in Matapouri Bay in October

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Matapouri Bay in October

During October the average day light hours are 13 per day in Matapouri Bay. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Matapouri Bay in October is typically 8.7 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 Matapouri Bay in October

The average sea water temperature in Matapouri Bay in October is 15.9°C (60.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Matapouri Bay in October

The average total rainfall in Matapouri Bay in October is 2.1cm (0.8inches) and on average there are 9 rainy days in October making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Matapouri Bay in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Matapouri Bay in October is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in October is typically 81.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.5% in the previous month and 82.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in October is typically 65.4%. The average relative humidity is 70.5% in the previous month and 64.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Matapouri Bay in October

The average maximum wind speed in Matapouri Bay in October is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Matapouri Bay in October is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Matapouri Bay in October is from the North.

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