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Visiting North Island, New Zealand in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in North Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). October is too cold for swimming in North Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting North Island 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 North Island in October?

No, October is not a good time for sunbathing in North Island.

October has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in North Island in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in North Island for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in North Island?

Probably not, October is not a good time for a holiday in North Island.

October has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in North Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). October is too cold for swimming in North Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is North Island warm in October?

No, North Island is a little too chilly for sunbathing in October.

The average maximum temperature in North Island in October is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in North Island in October is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is North Island in October?

The average day light hours per day in North Island in October are 13. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

More about October sunshine.

Temperature in North Island in October

The average maximum temperature in North Island in October is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in North Island in October is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in North Island in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in North Island in October

During October the average day light hours are 13 per day in North Island. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in North Island 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 North Island in October

The average sea water temperature in North Island in October is 15.1°C (59.2°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in North Island in October

The average total rainfall in North Island in October is 0.6cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 14.6 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in North Island in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in North Island in October is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in North Island in October is typically 86.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 85% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in North Island in October is typically 72.5%. The average relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 70.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in North Island in October

The average maximum wind speed in North Island in October is typically 30KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in North Island in October is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in North Island in October is from the West-Northwest.

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