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Visiting Wales, United Kingdom in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 33.6% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.8 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Wales. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Wales in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Wales in October?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 33.6% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.8 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Wales in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Wales?

No, October is not a good time for a holiday in Wales.

October has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 33.6% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.8 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Wales. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Wales warm in October?

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

The average maximum temperature in Wales in October is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Wales in October is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Wales in October?

The average day light hours per day in Wales in October are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 33.6% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Wales in October

The average maximum temperature in Wales in October is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Wales in October is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Wales in October is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Wales in October

During October the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in Wales. The sunshine percentage is 33.6% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Wales in October is typically 2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Wales in October

The average sea water temperature in Wales in October is 15.6°C (60.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Wales in October

The average total rainfall in Wales in October is 1.8cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 17.8 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wales in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wales in October is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wales in October is typically 95.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.1% in the previous month and 95.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wales in October is typically 84.4%. The average relative humidity is 82% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wales in October

The average maximum wind speed in Wales in October is typically 32KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wales in October is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Wales in October is from the South West.

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