The climate in Nanaimo during October can be summarized as cool and wet.
October is in the fall / autumn in Nanaimo and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||14°C 57.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||5.1°C 41.1°F|
|Average temperature||9.5°C 49.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||4.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||122 mm 4.8 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||10.8°C 51.4°F|
|Windspeed||14kph 9 mph|
On average October is the 6th wettest month of the year in Nanaimo with around 122mm 4.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.
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 Nanaimo in October 2022.
|Hottest month:||August||23.2°C 73.8°F|
|Driest month:||July||28mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||5.2°C 41.4°F|
|Wettest month:||December||213mm 8.4ins|