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Copenhagen in October: Weather, Average temperature and Climate

Planning a trip and want to know what the weather in Copenhagen in October will be like? Take a look at our weather guide for Copenhagen, based on historical data.
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October

Weather in Copenhagen in October 2024

OK Weather
Mild
☁️
Cloudy
October could be a good time to visit Copenhagen, as the weather is generally fine. The average high temperature is around +54°F, and there are typically 4 sunny days in October. However, expect about 7 rainy days, and total monthly rainfall of approximately 58 mm. The weather is changeable so pack for every eventuality. Search flights in one click on Avionero.

Average weather

☀️
+54°F
Avg. max. temperature
+21°F
Min.
+72°F
Max.
58 mm
Total precipitation
82%
Avg. humidity
5 m/s
Avg. wind
4 ☀️
Sunny Days
20 ⛅️
Cloudy
7 🌦
Rainy
Our opinion: Copenhagen has OK weather in October.

Average temperature in Copenhagen in October

Here are the expected maximum, average and minimum temperatures in Copenhagen for October based on the historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

Going from a maximum of +64°F during the day to a minimum of +37°F during the night, the temperature in October averages around +59°F.

The average maximum temperature goes up 13% by the end of the month, compared with the beginning of the month, from +55°F to +59°F.

Is Copenhagen warm or cold in October?

Copenhagen is typically mild in October.

Maximum temperatures go down compared to the previous month from +63°F to +54°F. The minimum temperature also goes down from +52°F to +45°F.

Pack a light jacket as it will be warm in the day and cool in the evenings.

Take a look at how October is compared to other months in Copenhagen:

Climate in Copenhagen in October

Copenhagen weather looks like this, on average, in October and the surrounding months.
SeptemberOctoberNovember
Avg. temperature
+63°F+54°F+45°F
Min. temperature
+36°F+21°F+16°F
Max. temperature
+79°F+72°F+63°F
Rainfall
56 mm58 mm50 mm
Wind
5 m/s5 m/s5 m/s
Humidity
78%82%85%
Air pressure
1013 HPa1012 HPa1011 HPa
Sunny days
643
Cloudy days
172019
Rainy days
777
Snowy days
001

October weather is still as ok as in September. It’s getting colder in October. From +63°F in the day, the average maximum temperature lowers to +54°F. Prepare for more rain. Average rainfall goes from 56 mm to 58 mm. Humidity rises from 78% to 82%. The average wind speed doesn’t change much during October, staying around 5 m/s. The days becoming less sunny, going from 6 sunny days in September to 4 in October.

November brings much the same weather, it remains ok.

Wind

Wind speed in Copenhagen in October based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data

The average wind speed is 4 m/s getting up to 8 m/s which is a medium breeze. You can feel it, especially getting out of the water.

The average wind speed in Copenhagen is gradually decreasing during October, going from 6 m/s to 1 m/s over the course of the month.

Rain

Amount of rainfall in mm during October in Copenhagen based on historical data.
Last Year
Historical Data
Total precipitation in October is about 41 mm, with a 35% chance of rain on a typical day. The maximum amount of rainfall per day is around 11 mm, which is considered light rain. October is a pretty wet month with over 11 rainy days, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella, raincoat, and a pair of wellies.
October is one of the rainiest months in Copenhagen, here is a comparison with other months, total mm:
Copenhagen wettest month is August, where a typical day has a 23% chance of precipitation and 60 mm of rainfall per day. February, on the other hand, is the driest month with a mere 10% chance of precipitation and 21 mm of rainfall per day.

How was the weather last October in Copenhagen?

This is the weather in Copenhagen in October 2023:
1 October
🌧️
+55°F
2 October
☀️
+60°F
3 October
☁️
+58°F
4 October
☁️
+61°F
5 October
☁️
+60°F
6 October
☁️
+61°F
7 October
☀️
+61°F
8 October
☁️
+58°F
9 October
☁️
+59°F
10 October
☁️
+57°F
11 October
☀️
+56°F
12 October
☁️
+57°F
13 October
☁️
+55°F
14 October
☁️
+58°F
15 October
☁️
+59°F
16 October
☁️
+61°F
17 October
☁️
+60°F
18 October
☁️
+59°F
19 October
☀️
+51°F
20 October
☀️
+51°F
21 October
🌧️
+53°F
22 October
🌫️
+57°F
23 October
☁️
+56°F
24 October
🌧️
+60°F
25 October
☁️
+59°F
26 October
☁️
+57°F
27 October
☁️
+60°F
28 October
☁️
+65°F
29 October
☁️
+60°F
30 October
☁️
+60°F
31 October
🌫️
+59°F
In October 2023 Copenhagen had 5 sunny days, 21 cloudy days, and 3 rainy days. The average maximum temperature was +59°F, with an absolute maximum of +64°F and a minimum of +50°F. The average humidity was 86%, with a maximum of 100% and a minimum of 55%. The average wind speed was 4 m/s, with a maximum of 11 m/s and a minimum of 0 m/s.
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Climate Change Over the Years

This is how Copenhagen climate has changed over the last 43 years.

The climate in Copenhagen in October has not changed that much over the last 43 years.

The average temperature was the lowest in 1992 (+50°F) and the highest in 2022 (+60°F). The driest year was 1985 with only 12 mm of rainfall, and the wettest year was 1980 with 146 mm.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Copenhagen in October:

Is October a good time to visit Copenhagen?

It’s always a good time to visit Copenhagen, but the weather is changeable in October, so plan a mix of indoor and outdoor activities and exploring, and pack for every eventuality.

Can you sunbathe in Copenhagen in October?

October has mild temperatures in Copenhagen. Not ideal for sunbathing, but still good for daytime outdoor activities, but plan for cool evenings. Pack a light jacket and shorts!

Is Copenhagen rainy in October?

Copenhagen is often rainy in October. You may get a bit damp when outside, so pack an umbrella, and maybe even a raincoat.

Is it sunny in Copenhagen in October?

Usually, it’s not very sunny in Copenhagen in October, often it’s pretty cloudy. Pack for any eventuality; layering can help reduce the number of bulky items needed.

Other cities in Denmark

Check out the weather for other cities in Denmark.

Monthly weather in Copenhagen

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Copenhagen, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.