October Weather in England and Wales:
Average Temperature, Rainfall and Sunshine





The normal October weather conditions for England and Wales are summarized below. The tables list average daily high and low temperatures, total rainfall and hours of sunshine for October.

The weather averages are given for the entire countries, and also broken down into six regions.

Southeast England ranges from London southwards and covers England's south coast from Bournemouth to Margate. Southwest England and Wales includes Cornwall, Devon and southern Wales.

Eastern England is the land lying northeast of London. It includes Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk, and the cities of Cambridge and Norwich. Midlands corresponds to West and East Midlands, except Lincolnshire.

Northeast England includes Yorkshire and the Humber and the Lincolnshire portion of East Midlands. Northwest England and Wales covers from northern Wales up England's west coast to the Scottish border, taking in the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Carlisle.

These measures of climate are averages of data collected at weather stations from 1981 to 2010.

Temperature

Average October temperatures
High °F Low °F Region High °C Low °C
57 44 England 14 7
55 44 Wales 13 7
59 45 Southeast England 15 7
57 45 Southwest England & Wales 14 7
58 45 Eastern England 15 7
57 44 Midlands 14 7
56 43 Northeast England 13 6
55 44 Northwest England & Wales 13 6

Rainfall

Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Region Inches Milli­metres
13 England 3.6 92
17 Wales 6.7 170
12 Southeast England 3.7 93
16 Southwest England & Wales 5.8 147
10 Eastern England 2.6 65
12 Midlands 3.2 82
12 Northeast England 3.0 75
16 Northwest England & Wales 5.9 149

Sunshine

Total October sun
Region Hours
England 103
Wales 93
Southeast England 113
Southwest England & Wales 100
Eastern England 114
Midlands 99
Northeast England 99
Northwest England & Wales 90
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