Weather in Christchurch in may 2022

The weather in Christchurch in the month of may comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also navigating through the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

tolerable weather 0.2cm

Weather at 6am
47°F

Partly Cloudy

28%

Cloudy

22%

Fog

7%

Weather at 12pm
58°F

Partly Cloudy

30%

Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

2%

Weather at 6pm
50°F

Partly Cloudy

31%

Cloudy

21%

Fog

6%

Weather at 3am
47°F

Clear/Sunny

40%

Partly Cloudy

30%

Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

8%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Christchurch in may

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Christchurch in may.


The climate of Christchurch in may is tolerable

In may in Christchurch, the climate is rather dry (with 1.1in of rainfall over 4 days). The weather is worst than the previous month since in april there is an average of 1.1in of precipitation over 5 days.

The climate is quite fresh in that area may, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. The thermometer averaged maximum of 58°F. On average, the recorded minimum temperature is 49°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of may in Christchurch is 54°F. Note that seasonal normals are in contrast with those observed in Christchurch in may with a maximum record of 76°F in 2016 and a minimum record of 34°F in 2009. You can hope to have about 5 days with temperatures over 65°F, or 16% of the month.

On this month of may, day length in Christchurch is generally 09:38. Sunrise is at 07:37 and sets at 17:15.

With a correct weather, the month of may is okay (but not the best) to go in this city.



Christchurch: another month?

If you can push the dates of your trip to Christchurch forward, the month of june has a better weather forecast than may. more information

May: another location in New Zealand?

If you want to go to New Zealand in may, there are destinations with better weather than Christchurch:

In may, Auckland, Abel Tasman National Park, Cape Reinga, Cathedral Cove, Hamilton and Māhia have good weather.

more information about New Zealand's weather in may



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Christchurch in may

Check below seasonal norms These datas are compiled from the weather statements earlier years of the month of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 54°F
Highest temperature 58°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Highest record temperature 76°F
(2016)
Lowest record temperature 34°F
(2009)
Number of days at +65°F 5 day(s)
(16%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 55°F
Lowest sea temperature 53°F
Highest sea temperature 56°F
Wind
Wind speed 19km/h
Wind temperature 45°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 1.1in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(12%)
Record daily rainfall 2.1in
(2021)
Snowfall 0.2cm
Other climate data
Humidity 83%
Visibility 9.45km
Cloud cover 38%
UV index 4
Daily sunshine hours 9
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 07:37
Time of sunset 17:15
Length of day 09:38
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Christchurch in may 2021:

01-05-2021
Cloudy
49°F to 58°F
02-05-2021
Clear/Sunny
45°F to 67°F
03-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 61°F
04-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 68°F
05-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
56°F to 68°F
06-05-2021
Cloudy
47°F to 59°F
07-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 59°F
08-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 70°F
09-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
65°F to 76°F
10-05-2021
Cloudy
58°F to 63°F
11-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
63°F to 76°F
12-05-2021
Light rain
43°F to 49°F
13-05-2021
Cloudy
47°F to 52°F
14-05-2021
Clear/Sunny
43°F to 56°F
15-05-2021
Cloudy
50°F to 59°F
16-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 59°F
17-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 59°F
18-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 54°F
19-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 59°F
20-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 58°F
21-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 63°F
22-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 56°F
23-05-2021
Clear/Sunny
45°F to 56°F
24-05-2021
Light rain shower
47°F to 52°F
25-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 52°F
26-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 52°F
27-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 54°F
28-05-2021
Cloudy
41°F to 52°F
29-05-2021
Light rain
43°F to 49°F
30-05-2021
Heavy rain
52°F to 54°F
31-05-2021
Light rain
50°F to 52°F

Map: other cities in New Zealand in may

Cities near Christchurch:

Akaroa in maytolerable weather
Ashburton in maytolerable weather
Timaru in mayvery bad weather
Kaikoura in maytolerable weather
McKenzie Beach in mayvery bad weather
Hokitika in maytolerable weather
Greymouth in maytolerable weather
Nelson Lakes in maytolerable weather
Lake Tekapo in mayvery bad weather
Franz Josef / Waiau in mayvery bad weather
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in mayvery bad weather
Westport in maytolerable weather
New Zealand in may: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.

Legend: Christchurch perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad


Weather data for Christchurch in may:

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


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