Average Temperatures in May for New Zealand





Average temperatures for May 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.

The tables give the month's long-term historical averages for maximum and minimum temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

North Island

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 51 Auckland 18 10
63 46 Gisborne 17 8
62 44 Hamilton 17 7
65 52 Kaitaia 19 11
60 42 Masterton 15 6
63 45 Napier 17 7
61 47 New Plymouth 16 9
60 44 Palmerston North 16 7
59 43 Rotorua 15 6
57 41 Taupo 14 5
63 48 Tauranga 17 9
61 47 Wanganui 16 9
58 48 Wellington 14 9
65 51 Whangarei 18 11

South Island

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
56 35 Alexandra 14 2
61 40 Blenheim 16 5
58 41 Christchurch 15 5
55 43 Dunedin 13 6
58 43 Hokitika 14 6
54 39 Invercargill 12 4
58 47 Kaikoura 14 8
51 34 Lake Tekapo 11 1
53 36 Manapouri - Te Anau 12 2
54 40 Milford Sound 12 5
52 35 Mt Cook, Hermitage 11 2
60 42 Nelson 16 6
53 36 Queenstown 12 2
57 37 Timaru 14 3
59 46 Westport 15 8
Reference

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

New Zealand Temperatures
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