Queenstown Weather in October

What's the weather like in Queenstown (Otago) in October 2024?

The climate in Queenstown during October can be summarized as cool and damp.

October is in the spring in Queenstown and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

Queenstown weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 13.2°C 55.8°F
Nightly temperature 2.8°C 37°F
Average temperature 8°C 46.4°F
Daily sunshine 5.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 114 mm 4.5 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 10.8°C 51.5°F
Humidity 71%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average October is the wettest month of the year in Queenstown with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Queenstown

Queenstown average temperature in October

October rainfall

Queenstown average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Queenstown 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 Queenstown in October 2024.

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Queenstown weather stats

Queenstown weather statistics
Hottest month: January 19.5°C 67.1°F
Driest month: February 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 7.2hrs
Coldest month: July 5.3°C 41.5°F
Wettest month: October 114mm 4.5ins
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