Weather in Waikato Region, New Zealand in October

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Visiting Waikato Region, 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 42.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.5 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 Waikato Region. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). October is too cold for swimming in Waikato Region for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region in October?

No, October is not a good time for sunbathing in Waikato Region.

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 42.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Waikato Region in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Waikato Region.

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 42.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.5 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 Waikato Region. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). October is too cold for swimming in Waikato Region for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Waikato Region warm in October?

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

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in October is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (62°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region 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.

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How sunny is Waikato Region in October?

The average day light hours per day in Waikato Region in October are 13. The sunshine percentage is 42.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Waikato Region in October

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in October is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region in October

During October the average day light hours are 13 per day in Waikato Region. The sunshine percentage is 42.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Waikato Region in October is typically 8.3 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 Waikato Region in October

The average sea water temperature in Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region in October

The average total rainfall in Waikato Region in October is 1.8cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Waikato Region in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Waikato Region 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 Waikato Region in October is typically 83.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87% in the previous month and 83.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Waikato Region in October is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 72.3% in the previous month and 66.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Waikato Region in October

The average maximum wind speed in Waikato Region in October is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Waikato Region in October is typically 17KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Waikato Region in October is from the North-Northwest.

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