October Summary

Above average temperature, below average rainfall and wind.

  • October was above my average temperature of 11.4C with 12.7C ,the third warmest October I've recorded.
    • The warmest October was 2013 with 12.9C, the coolest, 2009 with 9.8C.
    • The warmest temperature was 29.3C, the warmest October temperature I've recorded.
    • The coldest temperature was 3.7C. The lowest October temperature I've recorded was in 2007 -1.8C.
    • No air frosts were recorded (air temperature 0C or below), my average is 1.
    • No days failed to reach or exceed 10C, my average is 1.
    • Twenty six days reached or exceeded 15C, my average is 20.
    • Fourteen days reached or exceeded 20C, my average is 9.
    • Four days reached or exceeded 25C, my average is 2
  • Wind run was 88% of my average of 5452km with 4792km. The windiest October I've recorded was 2006 with 6960km. The least windy October was 2013 with 4579km.
  • The barometer recorded above average pressure for the month with 1011.5hPa. My average is 1009.2hPa.
  • Rainfall was 82%% of my average expected total of 63mm with 51.5mm. 2017 rainfall total is still above my long term average.
    • The driest October is 2015 with 14.5mm, the wettest is 2006 with 120mm.
October 2017 Summary
Temperature
Mean 12.7 C
Mean Maximum 19.6 C
Mean Minimum 7.6 C
Maximum High 29.3 C (30th)
Maximum Low 11.7 C (29th)
Minimum High 10.4 (7th)
Minimum Low 3.4 C (4th)
Wind Speed and Direction
Maximum Gust 50 km/h (4th)
Mean 6.8 km/h
Wind Run 4792 km
Max Daily Windrun 255 km (9th)
Prevailing Direction East North East
Barometer
Maximum 1029.7 hPa (18th)
Minimum 986.6 hPa (2nd)
Mean 1011.5 hPa
Max Daily Change +21.1 hPa (2nd)
Rainfall
Days with Measured Rainfall
(0.5mm or more)
12
Max Daily Rainfall 15 mm (9th)
Monthly Rainfall 51.5 mm
Humidity
Maximum 100 % (Several days)
Minimum 30 % (9th)

 

 October Daily Observations
TemperatureWindRainfallBarometer
DateMinMaxMeanMean
(Km/h)
Gust
(Km/h)
Run (km)Prevailing Dir10 Minute Max (mm)Total (mm)Min (hPa)Max (hPa)Change (hPa)
1 5.1 18.8 9.9 2.9 24 66 South Sth West 0 0 987.7 994.5 -6.8  
Overcast and cool in the morning with light breezes. Cloud breaking to a sunny afternoon with southerly winds.
2 5.6 19.3 11.9 5.8 33 133 East Nth East 0 0 986.6 1007.7 +21.1  
Some cloud but a mostly sunny day with southerly wins turning NE from mid afternoon.
3 5.1 26.2 15.2 5.7 30 130 East Nth East 0 0 1007.4 1014.2 +6.8  
Sunny and warm with light winds tending NE, increasing from late afternoon.
4 3.7 22.0 13.0 5.0 50 113 North Nth West 0 0 1005.3 1014.3 -9.0  
Mostly cloudy with northerly winds, cloud breaking later on the afternoon. A strong southerly change in the evening but remaining dry.
5 8.4 15.2 10.3 10.2 38 233 South Sth West 0 0 1015.0 1026.6 +11.6  
Morning cloud breaking to a mostly sunny afternoon, southerly winds turning NE from early afternoon.
6 7.8 18.6 11.7 7.8 27 178 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1015.6 1022.9 -7.3  
Variable cloud with some sunny intervals in the afternoon. NE winds turning southerly in the afternoon with light rain in the evening.
7 8.3 10.4 9.2 4.3 24 99 East 0.5 9.5 1018.0 1020.0 -2.0  
Overcast with light rain all day, easterly winds from mid morning.
8 9.1 13.2 10.8 8.3 29 190 East 0.5 5.0 1019.5 1021.4 +1.9  
Overcast with showers or light rain, less frequent from afternoon, cool easterly winds.
9 11.0 14.3 12.0 11.1 37 255 East 1.5 15.0 1009.2 1019.7 -10.5  
Overcast with showers. some heavy with easterly winds.
10 10.1 17.0 12.2 6.6 32 150 East Nth East 0.5 2.0 993.2 1009.0 -15.8  
Mist and drizzle in the morning. Cloud breaking in the afternoon with some sunny intervals, NE winds.
11 8.3 14.5 10.8 9.2 48 211 South Sth West 2.5 10.0 992.6 1011.8 +19.2  
Pre dawn thunderstorm. Showers clearing by midday with cloud breaking in the afternoon. Southerly winds.
12 7.3 18.5 11.9 6.5 28 147 South Sth West 0 0 1011.3 1017.7 -6.4  
Morning cloud breaking and clearing from midday, southerly winds turning NE mid afternoon.
13 8.7 26.8 15.5 10.6 35 242 East Nth East 0 0 998.4 1010.9 -12.5
NE winds turning warm northerly from midday with morning cloud clearing to a sunny afternoon. Winds turning cooler westerly then southerly in the evening.
14 4.9 20.2 12.4 4.5 24 102 East Nth East 0 0 1002.7 1007.6 -4.9
High cloud increasing from midday, a few spots of rain in the afternoon, NE winds turning NW to west in the evening.
15 6.6 19.4 11.8 5.9 34 135 East Nth East 0.5 2.5 1005.6 1013.2 +7.6  
Early showers clearing before dawn. Sunny and mild with cooler NE winds later in the afternoon.
16 7.7 15.3 10.8 7.0 34 160 South Sth West 0 0 1006.1 1020.4 +14.3  
Overcast and cool with a few spots of rain in the morning and some drizzle later in the afternoon. Southerly winds turning cooler NE in the afternoon. Maximum temperature recorded at 1:50am.
17 5.7 22.5 11.6 7.2 37 164 South Sth West 0 0 1014.5 1022.0 +7.5  
Morning cloud breaking then clearing to a sunny afternoon. Light NE winds turning fresher southerly early afternoon and becoming overcast again on the evening.
18 6.3 14.5 10.2 7.4 36 168 South Sth West 0.5 0.5 1022.1 1029.7 +7.6  
Overcast with a few showers in the morning. Cloud breaking to a sunny afternoon, cool southerly winds.
19 6.4 24.2 13.6 4.3 22 97 East Nth East 0 0 1022.2 1028.9 -6.7  
Sunny and mild with light NE winds.
20 6.1 16.1 11.9 8.0 36 182 East Nth East 0 0 1005.4 1024.1 -18.7  
Some morning cloud but mostly sunny with a cool NE wind.
21 10.0 23.7 13.7 6.6 42 150 East Nth East 0 0 996.1 1005.2 -9.1  
Overcast and cool morning with light breezes, winds turning mild northerly around midday with cloud breaking, then southerly for the afternoon but remaining dry.
22 5.4 24.2 13.4 5.9 31 135 East Nth East 0 0 993.7 999.8 +6.1  
Mosylu sunny with variable high cloud, light NE breeze turning mild northerly from mid morning then back to cooler NE in the afternoon.
23 7.7 21.2 13.1 8.0 38 182 East Nth East 0.5 1.0 994.4 1000.8 -6.4  
Variable cloud with fresh NE winds in the morning. Winds easing in the aftenoon and becoming milder. Winds turning southerly with a thunderstorm to the south but remaining dry. Showers in the evening
24 7.1 21.3 13.0 5.7 28 129 East 0 0 1000.4 1004.7 +4.3  
Morning cloud breaking to a sunny day with light variable breezes turning cooler NE and increasing in the afternoon.
25 6.6 20.9 13.2 5.4 31 122 East Nth East 0.5 1.5 997.7 1003.7 -6.0  
Mostly cloudy but some sunny intervals in the afternoon. Mild notherly winds from late morning turning cooler NE in the afternoon with a few light showers in the evening and a period of rain later.
26 7.2 16.6 11.8 6.4 29 146 East Nth East 1.0 2.5 1003.7 1010.8 +7.1
Showers clearing before dawn. Variable cloud but mostly sunny with a cool NE wind.
27 8.9 16.7 12.1 6.4 32 145 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1011.1 1023.9 +12.8  
Cool and overcast in the morning. Cloud breaking from late morning and clearing in the atfernoon with NE winds.
28 10.7 18.4 14.0 10.2 32 234 East Nth East 0 0 1023.6 1025.3 -1.7  
Broken morning cloud clearing to a sunny day with with a freshening NE wind.
29 11.7 21.5 15.5 8.9 30 203 East Nth East 0 0 1020.6 1024.6 -4.0  
Morning cloud clearing to a sunny mild day with NE winds.
30 9.3 29.3 18.6 2.8 22 62 East 0 0 1022.0 1025.2 +3.2  
Sunny and warm with light winds tending easterly.
31 9.1 27.6 17.2 5.1 27 116 East Nth East 0 0 1024.7 1027.3 +2.6  
Sunny and warm with NE winds.


October 2017  Temperature Graph
October 2017 Wind Dir Graph
October 2017 Wind Dir Graph
October 2017 Wind Speed Graph
October 2017 Rainfall Graph
October 2017 Barograph
October 2017 Humidity Graph