Nanaimo
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Nanaimo, Canada

October, like September, is a moderate autumn month in Nanaimo, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 14.6°C (58.3°F) and 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Temperature

In Nanaimo, Canada, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 20.9°C (69.6°F) in September, to a mild 14.6°C (58.3°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Nanaimo is 68.5%.

Rainfall

In October, in Nanaimo, the rain falls for 15.4 days. Throughout October, 101.2mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Nanaimo, there are 170.1 rainfall days, and 1098.1mm (43.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Nanaimo, in October, the average water temperature is 10.3°C (50.5°F). Swimming in 10.3°C (50.5°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Nanaimo, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Nanaimo is 4.3h.

What is the temperature in October in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, Canada, in October, the average high-temperature is 14.6°C (58.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.2°C (41.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Nanaimo?

In October, the average relative humidity in Nanaimo is 68.5%.

How much does it rain in Nanaimo in October?

In Nanaimo, in October, during 15.4 rainfall days, 101.2mm (4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Nanaimo?

October is the first month it typically snows in Nanaimo. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 12mm (0.5") of snow.

What is the water temperature in October in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, Canada, in October, the average water temperature is 10.3°C (50.5°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Nanaimo?

In October, the average length of the day in Nanaimo, Canada, is 10.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nanaimo have in October?

The average sunshine in October is 4.3h.
Average temperature in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: 14.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 5.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-0.2°C).

Average humidity in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average humidity in October: 68.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (83.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (52.1%).

Average rainfall in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 101.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (186.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (25.4mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average snowfall in October: 12mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (210mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 10.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.6h).