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October Weather in Auckland New Zealand

Daily high temperatures increase by 3°F, from 62°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 69°F.

Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 52°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 59°F.

For reference, on February 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Auckland typically range from 63°F to 74°F, while on July 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 47°F to 57°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in October in Auckland

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on October. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in October in Auckland

Average Hourly Temperature in October in AucklandOct112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovcoldcoldcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Areosa, Portugal (12,063 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Auckland (view comparison).

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The month of October in Auckland experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 41% throughout the month.

The clearest day of the month is October 3, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.

For reference, on June 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on March 17, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.

Cloud Cover Categories in October in Auckland

Cloud Cover Categories in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%SepNovOct 160%Oct 160%Oct 3158%Oct 3158%Oct 1159%Oct 1159%Oct 2158%Oct 2158%clearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Auckland, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 22%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on July 17, and its lowest chance is 17% on January 28.

Probability of Precipitation in October in Auckland

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Auckland is decreasing, starting the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in October in Auckland

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.

Over the course of October in Auckland, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 8 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 16 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 55 seconds.

The shortest day of the month is October 1, with 12 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 31, with 13 hours, 36 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October in Auckland

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The latest sunrise of the month in Auckland is 6:56 AM on October 1 and the earliest sunrise is 40 minutes earlier at 6:16 AM on October 31.

The earliest sunset is 7:24 PM on October 1 and the latest sunset is 28 minutes later at 7:52 PM on October 31.

Daylight saving time is observed in Auckland during 2024, but it neither starts nor ends during October, so the entire month is in standard time.

For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:58 AM and sets 14 hours, 42 minutes later, at 8:39 PM, while on June 20, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:33 AM and sets 9 hours, 38 minutes later, at 5:11 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October in Auckland

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031312 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMSepNov6:16 AM6:16 AMOct 317:52 PMOct 317:52 PM6:56 AM6:56 AMOct 17:24 PMOct 17:24 PM6:42 AM6:42 AMOct 117:33 PMOct 117:33 PM6:28 AM6:28 AMOct 217:42 PMOct 217:42 PMSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of October. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in October in Auckland

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in October in AucklandOct112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSepNov001010202020303040405050600001010202030303040405050606070
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of October 2024. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for October 2024. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October in Auckland

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October in AucklandOct112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSepNovSep 31:56 PMSep 31:56 PMSep 182:35 PMSep 182:35 PMOct 37:50 AMOct 37:50 AMOct 1812:27 AMOct 1812:27 AMNov 21:48 AMNov 21:48 AMNov 1610:29 AMNov 1610:29 AM6:45 AM6:45 AM6:04 PM6:04 PM6:19 PM6:19 PM6:43 AM6:43 AM6:55 AM6:55 AM7:49 PM7:49 PM7:21 PM7:21 PM6:37 AM6:37 AM6:11 AM6:11 AM8:41 PM8:41 PM7:27 PM7:27 PM5:41 AM5:41 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Oct 2024IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
3%6:13 AME5:55 PMW-12:03 PMN251,888 mi
2
1%6:34 AME6:52 PMW-12:42 PMN252,457 mi
3
0%6:55 AME7:49 PMW-1:20 PMN252,590 mi
4
1%7:17 AMESE8:47 PMWSW-1:59 PMN252,292 mi
5
5%7:40 AMESE9:47 PMWSW-2:40 PMN251,549 mi
6
10%8:07 AMESE10:48 PMWSW-3:24 PMN250,327 mi
7
16%8:39 AMESE11:51 PMWSW-4:11 PMN248,590 mi
8
25%9:17 AMSE--5:02 PMN246,312 mi
9
34%-12:52 AMSW10:03 AMSE5:56 PMN243,497 mi
10
44%-1:51 AMSW10:58 AMSE6:52 PMN240,202 mi
11
50%-2:43 AMSW12:01 PMSE7:48 PMN236,555 mi
12
66%-3:29 AMWSW1:11 PMESE8:43 PMN232,761 mi
13
77%-4:07 AMWSW2:23 PMESE9:36 PMN229,097 mi
14
86%-4:41 AMWSW3:37 PMESE10:28 PMN225,889 mi
15
94%-5:11 AMW4:51 PME11:18 PMN223,473 mi
16
96%-5:39 AMW6:06 PME--
17
98%-6:07 AMW7:21 PMENE12:08 AMN222,138 mi
18
100%-6:37 AMWNW8:39 PMENE1:00 AMN222,068 mi
19
98%-7:11 AMWNW9:57 PMENE1:55 AMN223,304 mi
20
94%-7:51 AMWNW11:14 PMENE2:54 AMN225,721 mi
21
86%-8:39 AMNW-3:56 AMN229,057 mi
22
77%12:25 AMNE9:35 AMNW-5:00 AMN232,956 mi
23
67%1:26 AMNE10:37 AMNW-6:01 AMN237,039 mi
24
50%2:15 AMNE11:42 AMWNW-6:59 AMN240,965 mi
25
46%2:55 AMENE12:48 PMWNW-7:52 AMN244,475 mi
26
36%3:28 AMENE1:51 PMWNW-8:39 AMN247,398 mi
27
26%3:55 AMENE2:51 PMWNW-9:22 AMN249,647 mi
28
18%4:18 AMENE3:49 PMW-10:03 AMN251,201 mi
29
11%4:40 AME4:46 PMW-10:42 AMN252,090 mi
30
6%5:01 AME5:43 PMW-11:20 AMN252,377 mi
31
2%5:22 AME6:40 PMWSW-11:59 AMN252,140 mi

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in Auckland is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.

For reference, on February 2, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 14% of the time, while on June 26, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in October in Auckland

Humidity Comfort Levels in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%SepNovOct 10%Oct 10%Oct 310%Oct 310%Oct 110%Oct 110%Oct 210%Oct 210%humidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Auckland is decreasing during October, decreasing from 15.7 miles per hour to 14.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on October 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 15.7 miles per hour, while on February 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.3 miles per hour.

The highest daily average wind speed during October is 15.7 miles per hour on October 2.

Average Wind Speed in October in Auckland

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The hourly average wind direction in Auckland throughout October is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 51% on October 1.

Wind Direction in October in Auckland

Wind Direction in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%SepNovwestnorthsoutheast
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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Auckland is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average surface water temperature in Auckland is gradually increasing during October, rising by 2°F, from 58°F to 61°F, over the course of the month.

Average Water Temperature in October in Auckland

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Auckland are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October in Auckland

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%SepNov100%Oct 16100%Oct 16coldcoolcomfortablevery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days in Auckland are increasing during October, increasing by 233°F, from 370°F to 603°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in October in Auckland

Growing Degree Days in October in AucklandOct1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930303131300°F300°F350°F350°F400°F400°F450°F450°F500°F500°F550°F550°F600°F600°F650°F650°F700°F700°FSepNovOct 1370°FOct 1370°FOct 31603°FOct 31603°FOct 11439°FOct 11439°FOct 21517°FOct 21517°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of October, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Auckland is increasing during October, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 5.1 kWh to 6.4 kWh, over the course of the month.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in October in Auckland

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in October in AucklandOct11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhSepNovOct 15.1 kWhOct 15.1 kWhOct 316.4 kWhOct 316.4 kWhOct 115.5 kWhOct 115.5 kWhOct 215.9 kWhOct 215.9 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Auckland are -36.867 deg latitude, 174.767 deg longitude, and 259 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Auckland contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 607 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 182 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (860 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,989 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Auckland is covered by artificial surfaces (82%), within 10 miles by water (36%) and grassland (26%), and within 50 miles by water (66%) and trees (17%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Auckland, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Auckland International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Auckland.

At a distance of 16 kilometers from Auckland, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Auckland according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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