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Hamilton weather in October (Waikato, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Hamilton in October? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In October, Hamilton generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 18°C, while night temperatures can drop to 10°C.

Precipitation

Hamilton in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 106 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 16 days.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 175 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February, March and November typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Hamilton climate page with graphs.

 

Hamilton, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 53%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 106 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 81%  
SunshineSunshine 175 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in New Zealand in October

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Hamilton, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Hamilton.

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