Christchurch Weather in May

What's the weather like in Christchurch (England) in May 2023?

The climate in Christchurch during May can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

May is in the spring in Christchurch and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (60°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

Christchurch weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 15.7°C 60.2°F
Nightly temperature 7.2°C 44.9°F
Average temperature 11.4°C 52.5°F
Daily sunshine 7.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 56 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 11.2°C 52.2°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 15.5kph 10 mph

On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Christchurch with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Christchurch

Christchurch average temperature in May

May rainfall

Christchurch average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Christchurch 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 Christchurch in May 2022.

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Christchurch weather stats

Christchurch weather statistics
Hottest month: July 20.6°C 69.1°F
Driest month: July 42mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.4°C 45.3°F
Wettest month: December 91mm 3.6ins
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