Dunedin Weather in October

What's the weather like in Dunedin (Otago) in October 2023?

The climate in Dunedin during October can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

October is in the spring in Dunedin and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

Dunedin weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 13.7°C 56.7°F
Nightly temperature 6.7°C 44.1°F
Average temperature 10.2°C 50.4°F
Daily sunshine 5.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 56 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 9.5°C 49.2°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average October is the 3rd driest month of the year in Dunedin with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Dunedin

Dunedin average temperature in October

October rainfall

Dunedin average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Dunedin average rain in October

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Dunedin in October 2023.

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Dunedin weather stats

Dunedin weather statistics
Hottest month: January 17.7°C 63.9°F
Driest month: September 42mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: February 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 9°C 48.2°F
Wettest month: January 68mm 2.7ins
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