New Zealand temperatures & weather in May

New Zealand weather averages and temperatures for May
Location Avg temp (°C°F) Max temp (°C°F) Min temp (°C°F) Rainfall (mm) Sunshine (hrs)
Abel Tasman National Park 13°C 55.4°F 13.3 55.9 3.6 38.5 174mm 6.9ins 5hrs
Arrowtown 8.4°C 47.1°F 8.6 47.5 0.4 32.7 112mm 4.4ins 3hrs
Auckland 17.1°C 62.8°F 17.3 63.1 9.9 49.8 111mm 4.4ins 5hrs
Christchurch 13.8°C 56.8°F 14 57.2 4.8 40.6 59mm 2.3ins 4hrs
Coromandel 17.1°C 62.8°F 17.3 63.1 7.9 46.2 149mm 5.9ins 5hrs
Dunedin 11.6°C 52.9°F 11.7 53.1 5.7 42.3 65mm 2.6ins 4hrs
Greymouth 13.1°C 55.6°F 13.3 55.9 5.3 41.5 291mm 11.5ins 4hrs
Hamilton 16.5°C 61.7°F 16.7 62.1 6.9 44.4 112mm 4.4ins 5hrs
Hokitika 14°C 57.2°F 14.3 57.7 5.4 41.7 290mm 11.4ins 4hrs
Kaikoura 11.1°C 52°F 11.3 52.3 2.3 36.1 97mm 3.8ins 4hrs
Matamata 16.5°C 61.7°F 16.8 62.2 7.3 45.1 117mm 4.6ins 5hrs
Milford Sound 7.9°C 46.2°F 8.1 46.6 1.1 34 259mm 10.2ins 3hrs
Napier 16.1°C 61°F 16.4 61.5 6.7 44.1 82mm 3.2ins 5hrs
Nelson 14.5°C 58.1°F 14.7 58.5 4.7 40.5 128mm 5ins 6hrs
New Plymouth 15.2°C 59.4°F 15.4 59.7 7.8 46 160mm 6.3ins 5hrs
Oamaru 13.3°C 55.9°F 13.6 56.5 2.7 36.9 46mm 1.8ins 4hrs
Paihia 17.8°C 64°F 18 64.4 8.8 47.8 134mm 5.3ins 5hrs
Picton 14.2°C 57.6°F 14.5 58.1 5.2 41.4 142mm 5.6ins 5hrs
Queenstown 8.8°C 47.8°F 9 48.2 0.8 33.4 100mm 3.9ins 3hrs
Rotorua 14.6°C 58.3°F 14.8 58.6 5.8 42.4 152mm 6ins 5hrs
Taupo 13.6°C 56.5°F 13.9 57 4.2 39.6 112mm 4.4ins 5hrs
Tauranga 16.1°C 61°F 16.4 61.5 7.3 45.1 136mm 5.4ins 5hrs
Te Anau 10.7°C 51.3°F 10.9 51.6 2.5 36.5 153mm 6ins 3hrs
Wanaka 9.4°C 48.9°F 9.7 49.5 1 33.8 99mm 3.9ins 4hrs
Wellington 13.7°C 56.7°F 13.9 57 8.4 47.1 125mm 4.9ins 4hrs
Whangarei 17°C 62.6°F 17.2 63 7.6 45.7 132mm 5.2ins 5hrs
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New Zealand Climate Summary

Temperate climate in the south island and sub-tropical climate in the North Island. The terrain, prevailing winds and the length of the country lead to sharp regional contrasts

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New Zealand weather statistics
Hottest month: February 21.8°C 71.2°F
Driest month: February 98mm 4ins
Sunniest month: February 7.2hrs
Coldest month: July 10.8°C 51.5°F
Wettest month: August 142mm 6ins

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