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Stratford weather in October (Taranaki, New Zealand)

Curious about the October weather in Stratford? This guide provides all the details you need.

In October, Stratford typically experiences moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 17°C, while nights can cool down to about 9°C.

Stratford in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 138 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 17 days.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 191 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February and March generally stand out with the best circumstances. While July tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Stratford, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 56%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 138 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 82% *  
SunshineSunshine 191 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 45% *  
* Data from: New Plymouth, New Zealand (36 KM, 22 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in October

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

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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 Stratford in October?

For visitors traveling to Stratford, 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 in October.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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