A typical October from my records;

  • An average temperature of 11.5C
    • Maximum temperature expected about 27C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about 1C.
    • One day is expected to have an air frost (0C or below).
    • One day fails to reach 10C.
    • Twenty one days are expected to reach or exceed 15C
    • Nine days are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
    • Three days reach or exceed 25C.
  • Wind run would be around 5400km 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 60mm.

Rain totals for the month and year along with temperature and wind comparisons can be found 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 6.4 17.0 11.3 6.0 30 136 South Sth West 0 0 1015.3 1018.4 +3.1
Low cloud and mist in the morning clearing to a sunny day with southerly winds.
2 3.6 18.0 10.2 4.9 25 113 East Nth East 0 0 1015.6 1025.8 +10.2
Thick fog clearing to mostly sunny day through high cloud. NE winds turning southerly in the evening with a few spots of rain.
3 5.8 14.4 10.3 7.1 36 161 East Nth East 0 0 1015.0 1026.4 -11.4
Partly cloudy with NE winds.
4 1.4 25.3 12.5 2.3 23 52 East Nth East 0 0 1009.3 1014.9 -5.6
Light frost, sunny and mild with light variable winds tending NE. Cloud increasing from late afternoon.
5 7.1 13.9 10.1 6.8 41 154 East Nth East 0.5 2.0 1013.6 1026.5 +12.9
Sunny intervals in the morning with southerly winds Wind turning cooler NE and cloud increasing with showers from late afternoon. Maximum temperature recorded at 9:50am.
6 2.9 15.2 9.7 8.4 41 192 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1021.3 1029.2 -7.9
Sunny with a cool fresh NE wind.
7 5.9 19.9 12.3 5.5 24 124 East Nth East 0 0 1020.2 1026.4 +6.2
Morning cloud breaking to a sunny and mild day with light winds tending NE in the afternoon.
8 7.9 17.3 11.8 5.7 26 130 East Nth East 0 0 1017.4 1026.2 -8.8
Broken cloud with NE winds easing in the afternoon.
9 3.3 17.0 10.8 6.7 36 154 East 0 0 1007.6 1018.9 -11.3
Morning mist clearing to a sunny day with east to NE winds freshening in the afternoon.
10 5.9 22.1 12.1 7.8 45 179 North Nth West 0 0 1001.2 1011.9 +10.7
Variable high cloud with mild northerly winds. A change to colder southerly winds late afternoon but remaining dry.
11 7.4 13.2 9.3 4.1 22 92 East Nth East 0.5 3.5 1002.2 1012.7 -10.5
Cloudy with showers morning again from late afternoon. Light winds tending NE.
12 3.4 9.5 6.5 15.0 57 342 South Sth West 1.0 17.0 1000.1 1020.7 +20.6
Morning rain easing to showers in the afternoon, some with hail. Cold southerly winds.
13 2.1 15.3 8.1 5.3 34 120 South Sth West 0.5 0.5 1020.4 1024.3 -3.9
Morning cloud breaking to a mostly sunny day with cool southerly winds easing on the afternoon.
14 3.6 13.4 9.3 10.0 36 229 South Sth West 0 0 1021.2 1034.4 +13.2
Morning cloud breaking and clearing to a sunny afternoon. Cool southerly wind dying away in the evening.
15 0.3 16.5 9.0 3.0 23 68 South Sth West 0 0 1033.0 1035.6 -2.6
Light frost, cloudy from late morning but breaking during the afternoon. Light southerly winds turning NE in the evening.
16 4.0 16.6 11.0 5.7 33 131 East Nth East 0 0 1018.9 1034.6 -15.7
 Sunny with a cool NE wind.
17 6.3 23.1 13.2 1.2 15 27 Variable breezes 0.5 1.0 1013.6 1019.2 -5.6
Overcast with showers clearing later in the afternoon with cloud breaking. Light variable breezes. Maximum temperature recorded at 5:30pm.
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