Weather in New Zealand in may 2023

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

good weather

Weather at 6am
59°F

Partly Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Cloudy

17%

Weather at 12pm
63°F

Clear/Sunny

28%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 6pm
59°F

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 3am
59°F

Clear/Sunny

31%

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

27%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Auckland 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 63°F and minimum temperature is 58°F (for an average temperature of 61°F). The climate is relatively cool here in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing warm. With 5.7in over 7 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 61°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 65°F
Rainfall 5.7in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(24%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 10:10
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Auckland in may

Climate in Christchurch in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 58°F and minimum temperature is 47°F (for an average temperature of 52°F). The climate is relatively cool around this city in the month of may, but it is tolerable when dressing hot. With 2.4in over 3 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 52°F
Highest temperature 58°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 55°F
Rainfall 2.4in
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(9%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 36%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Christchurch in may

Climate in Dunedin in may

In may, the mean temperature in Dunedin is 52°F (maximum temperature is 54°F and minimum temperature is 49°F). The climate is quite fresh there in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. With 3in over 4 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 52°F
Highest temperature 54°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 3in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(13%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 09:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Dunedin in may

Climate in Queenstown in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Queenstown is 43°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 36°F). The climate is quite cold in that locality in the month of may. Plan a sweater! With 5.5in over 8 days, rain may occur during your vacations. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

May
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 36°F
Rainfall 5.5in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 93%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 47%
Length of day 09:30
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Queenstown in may

Climate in Rotorua in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 47°F (for an average temperature of 54°F). The climate is quite cold around this city in may, but it is tolerable when dressing warm. With 5.6in over 6 days, you will experience some showers during your vacations. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, may is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in this city.

May
Average temperature 54°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Rainfall 5.6in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(19%)
Humidity 94%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 49%
Length of day 10:04
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Rotorua in may


All cities in New Zealand in may

Auckland in maygood weather
Christchurch in maytolerable weather
Dunedin in maybad weather
Queenstown in mayvery bad weather
Rotorua in maytolerable weather
Wellington in maytolerable weather
Abel Tasman National Park in maygood weather
Akaroa in maytolerable weather
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in mayvery bad weather
Cape Reinga in maygood weather
Castlepoint in maytolerable weather
Cathedral Cove in maygood weather
The Catlins in maybad weather
Coromandel in maygood weather
Franz Josef / Waiau in mayvery bad weather
Haast in maytolerable weather
Hamilton in maytolerable weather
Hobbiton in maytolerable weather
Hokitika in maytolerable weather
Invercargill in maybad weather
Lake Tekapo in mayvery bad weather
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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 to go to New Zealand.


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