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Visiting Bark Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bark Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). October is too cold for swimming in Bark Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

October brings warmer weather and more sunny days, making it a more suitable time for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling at Bark Bay. Diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing also become more popular during this month, thanks to the improving sea conditions and increasing water temperatures. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Bark Bay in October?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Bark Bay in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Bark Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (57°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Bark Bay?

Probably not, October is not a good time for a holiday in Bark Bay.

October has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bark Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). October is too cold for swimming in Bark Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bark Bay warm in October?

No, Bark Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in October.

The average maximum temperature in Bark Bay in October is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bark Bay in October is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Bark Bay in October?

The average day light hours per day in Bark Bay in October are 13.2. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Bark Bay in October

October brings warmer weather to Bark Bay, attracting more visitors to the beach. While not as crowded as the summer months, Labour Day weekend may bring a temporary increase in visitors.

Temperature in Bark Bay in October

The average maximum temperature in Bark Bay in October is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bark Bay in October is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bark Bay in October is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bark Bay in October

During October the average day light hours are 13.2 per day in Bark Bay. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Bark Bay in October is typically 7.4 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 Bark Bay in October

The average sea water temperature in Bark Bay in October is 13.7°C (56.7°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Bark Bay in October

The average total rainfall in Bark Bay in October is 15.6cm (6.1inches) and on average there are 14.1 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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