New Zealand in may: average Weather, Temperature 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.

Weather in New Zealand in may 2019

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

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny

26%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Clear/Sunny

29%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Auckland in may

Average weather in may in Christchurch

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

9%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Fog

8%

More information about the weather in Christchurch in may

Average weather in may in Queenstown

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
2°C

FogFog
24% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 1pm
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Fog

15%

More information about the weather in Queenstown in may

Average weather in may in Wellington

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Wellington in may

Average weather in may in Dunedin

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Dunedin in may

Average weather in may in Hamilton

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

21%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Weather at 1pm
16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Hamilton in may

Average weather in may in Hokitika

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

17%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Heavy rain

16%

Partly Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Hokitika in may

Average weather in may in Invercargill

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Invercargill in may

Average weather in may in Nelson

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

7%

More information about the weather in Nelson in may

Average weather in may in Rotorua

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Rotorua in may

Average weather in may in Tauranga

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Tauranga in may

Average weather in may in Ashburton

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Ashburton in may

Average weather in may in Balclutha

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Balclutha in may

Average weather in may in Blenheim

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

7%

More information about the weather in Blenheim in may

Average weather in may in Coromandel

good weather

Weather at 7am
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Coromandel in may

Average weather in may in Dargaville

good weather

Weather at 7am
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

31%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Dargaville in may

Average weather in may in Gisborne

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Gisborne in may

Average weather in may in Gore

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Gore in may

Average weather in may in Greymouth

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

13%

More information about the weather in Greymouth in may

Average weather in may in Hastings

good weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Hastings in may

Average weather in may in Hawera

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
12°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
28% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Moderate rain at times

24%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

12%

More information about the weather in Hawera in may

Average weather in may in Kaikoura

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Kaikoura in may


Organised tours and trips in New Zealand in may


Where to go in New Zealand in may?

Where to go in New Zealand in may: destination map

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Where should you go in New Zealand in may when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in New Zealand in may ranges from good to very bad depending on the region and city.

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 146mm over 15 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 18.2°C
Rainfall 146mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(48%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 10:11
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
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 86mm over 8 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 12.3°C
Rainfall 86mm
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(26%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Christchurch in May

Climate in Queenstown in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Queenstown is 7°C (maximum temperature is 9°C and minimum temperature is 4°C). The climate is quite cold in that locality in the month of may. Plan a sweater! With 122mm over 14 days, rain may occur during your vacations. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

May
Average temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 9°C
Lowest temperature 4°C
Rainfall 122mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(45%)
Humidity 92%
Cloud cover 45%
Length of day 09:31
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Queenstown in May

Climate in Wellington in May

In may, maximum temperature is 16°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 83mm over 13 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 16°C
Lowest temperature 14°C
Sea temperature 14.7°C
Rainfall 83mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(43%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 40%
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 88mm 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 88mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 09:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Dunedin in May

All cities in New Zealand in may

Auckland in maytolerable weather
Christchurch in maytolerable weather
Queenstown in mayvery bad 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
Rotorua in maytolerable weather
Tauranga in maygood weather
Ashburton in maytolerable weather
Balclutha in maybad weather
Blenheim in maytolerable weather
Coromandel in maygood weather
Dargaville in maygood weather
Gisborne in maygood weather
Gore in maybad weather
Greymouth in maytolerable weather
Hastings in maygood weather
Hawera in maytolerable weather
See full list of cities (54)

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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.


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