Christchurch in may: average Weather, Temperature and Climate
You plan to visit Christchurch in New Zealand in may : check the weather and seasonal norms below.
Weather in Christchurch in may 2020
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.
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Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Christchurch in may 2020
These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Christchurch in may 2020.
Climate of Christchurch in may
The climate of Christchurch in may is tolerable
In may in Christchurch, the climate is rather dry (with 2.3in of rainfall over 6 days). The weather is worst than the previous month since in april there is an average of 2.1in of precipitation over 8 days.
The climate is quite fresh in that area may, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. The thermometer averaged maximum of 59°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 77°F in 2015 and a minimum record of 36°F in 2009. You can hope to have about 4 days with temperatures over 65°F, or 13% of the month.
On this month of may, day length in Christchurch is generally 09:40. Sunrise is at 07:36 and sets at 17:16.
With a correct weather, the month of may is okay (but not the best) to go in this city.
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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.
|Highest record temperature||77°F|
|Lowest record temperature||36°F|
|Number of days at +65°F||4 day(s)|
|Average sea temperature||55°F|
|Lowest sea temperature||53°F|
|Highest sea temperature||56°F|
|Number of days with rainfall||6 day(s)|
|Record daily rainfall||2.5in|
|Other climate data|
|Daily sunshine hours||8|
|Sunrise and sunset|
|Time of sunrise||07:36|
|Time of sunset||17:16|
|Length of day||09:40|
|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 2019:
45°F to 61°F
45°F to 67°F
47°F to 61°F
50°F to 74°F
52°F to 65°F
49°F to 59°F
52°F to 58°F
50°F to 63°F
56°F to 70°F
54°F to 67°F
50°F to 61°F
52°F to 67°F
41°F to 56°F
43°F to 63°F
49°F to 65°F
45°F to 59°F
41°F to 52°F
41°F to 63°F
45°F to 54°F
43°F to 58°F
45°F to 58°F
43°F to 63°F
47°F to 59°F
45°F to 61°F
45°F to 59°F
49°F to 68°F
52°F to 63°F
54°F to 63°F
50°F to 65°F
59°F to 68°F
49°F to 58°F
Map: other cities in New Zealand in may
Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.
Cities near Christchurch:
|Ashburton in may||tolerable weather|
|Timaru in may||very bad weather|
|Kaikoura in may||tolerable weather|
|Hokitika in may||tolerable weather|
|Greymouth in may||tolerable weather|
|Westport in may||tolerable weather|
|Oamaru in may||bad weather|
|Blenheim in may||tolerable weather|
|Nelson in may||tolerable weather|
|Picton in may||tolerable weather|
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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.