Average Humidity for May in New Zealand

May averages for the relative humidity at cities and towns around New Zealand are listed below.

You can jump to a separate table for places on the North Island and South Island.

All the numbers here are long-term historical averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold. These humidity readings are for 9:00 am local time.

North Island

Average humidity in May
Place %
Auckland 86
Gisborne 81
Hamilton 90
Kaitaia 89
Masterton 90
Napier 79
New Plymouth 85
Palmerston North 86
Rotorua 87
Taupo 86
Tauranga 83
Wanganui 84
Wellington 85
Whangarei 88

South Island

May relative humidity averages
Place %
Alexandra 87
Blenheim 82
Christchurch 91
Dunedin 80
Hokitika 87
Invercargill 87
Kaikoura 72
Lake Tekapo 79
Manapouri - Te Anau 91
Milford Sound 94
Mt Cook, Hermitage 82
Nelson 88
Queenstown 81
Timaru 86
Westport 87

NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). Climate Data and Activities.

New Zealand Humidity
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