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.

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, Coromandel, Dargaville, Gisborne, Kaitaia and Kerikeri have good weather.

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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.

Outside temperature
Average temperature 54°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Highest record temperature 77°F
Lowest record temperature 36°F
Number of days at +65°F 4 day(s)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 55°F
Lowest sea temperature 53°F
Highest sea temperature 56°F
Wind speed 19km/h
Wind temperature 45°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 2.3in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
Record daily rainfall 2.5in
Other climate data
Humidity 81%
Visibility 9.26km
Cloud cover 37%
UV index 4
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 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
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 67°F
47°F to 61°F
50°F to 74°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 65°F
49°F to 59°F
52°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 63°F
Light rain shower
56°F to 70°F
Partly Cloudy
54°F to 67°F
50°F to 61°F
52°F to 67°F
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 56°F
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 63°F
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 65°F
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 52°F
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 63°F
45°F to 54°F
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 63°F
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 61°F
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 68°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 63°F
54°F to 63°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 65°F
Partly Cloudy
59°F to 68°F
49°F to 58°F

Map: other cities in New Zealand in may

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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.

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