Newcastle Weather in May

What's the weather like in Newcastle (New South Wales) in May 2023?

The climate in Newcastle during May can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

May is in the fall / autumn in Newcastle and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

Newcastle weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 21.4°C 70.4°F
Nightly temperature 11.1°C 51.9°F
Average temperature 16.2°C 61.2°F
Daily sunshine 6.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 100 mm 3.9 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 21.9°C 71.4°F
Humidity 70%
Windspeed 10.4kph 7 mph

On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Newcastle with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Newcastle

Newcastle average temperature in May

May rainfall

Newcastle average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Newcastle average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Newcastle in May 2022.

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Newcastle weather stats

Newcastle weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.9°C 82.2°F
Driest month: September 55mm 2.2ins
Sunniest month: August 7.9hrs
Coldest month: July 17.7°C 63.9°F
Wettest month: June 129mm 5.1ins
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