A typical October from my records;

  • An average temperature of 11.4C.
    • Maximum temperature expected about 27C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about 0.2C.
    • One air frost (air temp below 0C) will be recorded.
    • One day fails to reach 10C.
    • Twenty days are expected to reach or exceed 15C.
    • Nine Days are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
    • Two Days are expected to reach or exceed 25C.
  • Wind run would be around 5450km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 350km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 60km/h.
  • There would be rain on 10 days with the monthly total of around 63mm.
    • Rainfall totals to date for this month and year are available here.
 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
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