A typical October from my records;

  • An average temperature of 12.0C.
    • Maximum temperature expected about 27C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about 0C.
    • One day is expected to record an air frost (0C or below).
    • One day fails to reach 10C maximum daytime temperature.
    • Twenty Three days are expected to reach or exceed 15C.
    • Eleven days are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
    • Three days are expected to reach or exceed 25C.
  • Wind run would be around 5000km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 325km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 60km/h.
  • There would be rain on 10 days with the monthly total of around 50mm.

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 0.3 16.4 9.4 6.1 32 138 East Nth East 0 0 1021.6 1025.1 +3.5
Morning frost. Sunny with a few clouds and a NE wind.
2 2.9 22.1 13.3 4.5 35 102 East Nth East 0 0 1018.0 1024.1 -6.1
Sunny with NE winds turning NW form late afternoon.
3 9.4 26.6 17.3 5.7 33 130 North Nth West 0 0 1017.1 1019.5 -2.4
Sunny and warm with mostly light nor 'west winds.
4 10.7 28.2 17.3 8.1 34 186 East Nth East 0 0 1016.9 1025.8 +8.9
Some high cloud, warm northerly winds turning cooler westerly in the afternoon and then NE in the evening.
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5 9.2 29.3 18.3 4.9 31 111 East Nth East 0 0 1009.6 1024.4 -14.8
Warm with high cloud, winds varying between NE and nor'west. 
6 8.9 20.3 14.9 9.6 48 219 East Nth East 0 0 1003.8 1011.7 -7.9
Warm nor'west winds in the morning  with the maximum temperature recorded at 9:40am. A cold southerly change around 10am with increasing cloud. A light shower with a wind change to NE in the afternoon.
7 6.8 21.6 11.3 6.7 41 153 East Nth East 0.4 1.0 1007.3 1020.1 +12.8
Sunny with light NE winds. A southerly change mid afternoon with cloud increasing in the evening and showers at night.
8 3.4 12.9 7.9 2.2 20 50 East Nth East 0.2 0.4 1021.4 1032.8 +12.4
Showers clearing by dawn. Cloudy and cool with light variable breezes turning NE in the afternoon.
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9 0.4 13.8 7.8 8.1 35 185 East Ntn East 0 0 1033.0 1035.8 +2.8
Sunny with a few clouds, cool NE wind.
10 8.1 16.4 11.5 9.7 36 222 East Nth East 0 0 1024.3 1034.8 -10.5
Cloudy and cool with a NE wind, a few spots of rain through the afternoon and evening.
11 11.6 23.1 15.6 9.7 44 223 East Nth East 0 0 1009.6 1024.0 -14.4
Variable cloud with sunny intervals, mild in the afternoon with NE winds turning NNE.
12 10.6 25.3 15.3 4.1 31 92 East Nth East 0 0 1012.2 1023.0 +10.8
Some morning cloud then sunny and mild with light west to SW winds. Wind turning NE and strengthening in the afternoon with increasing cloud.
13 10.0 21.4 13.5 4.5 28 102 East Nth East 0.2 0.6 1008.1 1022.5 -14.4
Early showers clearing by dawn, sunny and mild with west to NW winds turning NE from mid afternoon.
14 5.8 13.3 9.9 6.0 43 137 South Sth West 0.2 0.4 1007.5 1026.9 +19.4
Cloudy and cool with a southerly wind dying away in the afternoon with light showers later.
15 3.9 15.0 7.5 6.1 26 137 East Nth East 0.2 0.4 1027.1 1032.7 +5.6
Morning cloud with a few showers clearing after midday with cloud breaking. Variable winds turning NE from mid afternoon.
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16 2.4 14.9 9.0 10.6 46 243 East Nth East 0 0 1009.9 1028.3 -18.4
Some cloud. Fresh cool NE wind easing in the afternoon.
17 8.6 15.8 10.9 9.6 36 215 East Nth East 0 0 1013.8 1020.5 +6.7
Mostly cloudy with fresh NE wind in the afternoon.
18 8.2 23.2 13.0 4.4 24 99 East Nth East 0 0 1010.1 1016.1 -6.0
Morning cloud clearing to a sunny and mild day with light winds.
19 8.3 26.4 14.4 6.9 46 158 East Nth East 0 0 993.6 1009.9 -16.3
Morning cloud breaking to a sunny and warm afternoon with northerly winds. A cooler southerly change arriving in the evening.
20 4.7 16.8 11.5 8.5 37 195 East Nth East 0 0 1005.2 1019.1 +13.9
Variable cloud but a mostly sunny afternoon with a NE wind
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21 7.5 19.8 13.6 6.1 30 139 East Nth East 0 0 1015.9 1019.6 +3.7
Early drizzle clearing before dawn, cloud clearing to a sunny and mild afternoon.
22 6.4 17.8 11.7 5.8 30 133 East Nth East 0 0 1019.6 1022.5 +2.9
morning mist clearing. Variable cloud with NE wind
23 7.8 18.9 13.6 6.7 30 154 East Nth East 0 0 1020.9 1023.4 -2.5
Variable cloud but mostly sunny, NE wind.
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