New Zealand in may: average weather and climate, where to go?

How are weather conditions in New Zealand in may? Is it a good time to visit Hamilton and Christchurch? Check out weather datas and informations on this page.

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Weather in New Zealand in may 2018

In this section, check out the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in New Zealand. These datas are statistics for the month of may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in may in Auckland

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times22%

Cloudy9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Auckland in may

Average weather in may in Christchurch

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain11%

Moderate rain at times9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain11%

Moderate rain at times11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Christchurch in may

Average weather in may in Wellington

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Wellington in may

Average weather in may in Dunedin

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times18%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Dunedin in may

Average weather in may in Hamilton

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

FogFog
30% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Moderate rain at times19%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Hamilton in may

Average weather in may in Hokitika

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times18%

Heavy rain17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy13%

More information about the weather in Hokitika in may

Average weather in may in Invercargill

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy22%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 10°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Clear/Sunny24%

Heavy rain11%

More information about the weather in Invercargill in may

Average weather in may in Nelson

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times11%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times14%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Nelson in may

Average weather in may in Queenstown

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 1°C

FogFog
27% of time

Clear/Sunny19%

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
22% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times18%

Fog18%

More information about the weather in Queenstown in may

Average weather in may in Rotorua

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 8°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy17%

Cloudy13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy12%

Fog10%

More information about the weather in Rotorua in may

Average weather in may in Tauranga

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times13%

Fog8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy22%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy17%

Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Tauranga in may


Where to go in New Zealand in may?

Where to go in New Zealand in may: destination map

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warning in may the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

Although it is not perfect the weather in New Zealand in may is, on average, quite good in Tauranga and Auckland. I allows to appreciate tour in these cities. And even why not take a little time to sunbathe!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example to go sightseeing around, the cities of Nelson, Hokitika, Christchurch, Hamilton, Dunedin, Rotorua and Wellington have a just ok weather for that in may. Finally, it is not advisable to travel to Queenstown and Invercargill that month because the climate is rather unfavorable.


Climate in New Zealand in may

Climate in Auckland in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 19°C and minimum temperature is 16°C (for an average temperature of 17°C). The climate is relatively cool here in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing warm. With 155mm over 17 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, may is a recommended month to go in Auckland.

May
Average temperature 17°C
Highest temperature 19°C
Lowest temperature 16°C
Sea temperature 18°C
Rainfall 155mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 38%
Length of day 10:10
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more information about the climate in Auckland in May

Climate in Christchurch in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 8°C (for an average temperature of 11°C). The climate is relatively cool around this city in the month of may, but it is tolerable when dressing hot. With 92mm over 9 days, you will experience some showers for your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a correct weather, may is okay (but not the best time) for traveling there in New Zealand.

May
Average temperature 11°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Sea temperature 12°C
Rainfall 92mm
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(28%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 09:39
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more information about the climate in Christchurch in May

Climate in Wellington in May

In may, maximum temperature is 17°C and minimum temperature is 14°C (for an average temperature of 15°C). The climate is rather cool in that locality in this month, but it is liveable by dressing warm. With 93mm over 14 days, rainfall can happen for your holidays. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, may is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city.

May
Average temperature 15°C
Highest temperature 17°C
Lowest temperature 14°C
Sea temperature 14.5°C
Rainfall 93mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(45%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 09:50
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Wellington in May

Climate in Dunedin in May

In may, the mean temperature in Dunedin is 12°C (maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 11°C). The climate is quite fresh there in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. With 97mm over 13 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your holidays. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, may is okay (but not good time) for traveling in Dunedin.

May
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Sea temperature 11°C
Rainfall 97mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 82%
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 09:26
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more information about the climate in Dunedin in May

Climate in Hamilton in May

In may, the mean temperature in Hamilton is 14°C (maximum temperature is 17°C and minimum temperature is 12°C). The climate is relatively fresh in this city in this month, but it is endurable by dressing cosy. With 143mm over 13 days, rainfall can happen for your holidays. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, the month of may is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in Hamilton in New Zealand.

May
Average temperature 14°C
Highest temperature 17°C
Lowest temperature 12°C
Rainfall 143mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 91%
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 10:07
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Hamilton in May

Weather data for New Zealand in may:

Weather data for New Zealand in may is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in New Zealand. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in New Zealand can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit New Zealand.


All cities in New Zealand in may

Auckland in maygood weather
Christchurch in maytolerable weather
Wellington in maytolerable weather
Dunedin in maytolerable weather
Hamilton in maytolerable weather
Hokitika in maytolerable weather
Invercargill in maybad weather
Nelson in maytolerable weather
Queenstown in mayvery bad weather
Rotorua in maytolerable weather
Tauranga in maygood weather

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