May weather forecast and climate
Auckland, New Zealand

The city of Auckland, New Zealand, viewed across the water early morning
The city of Auckland, New Zealand, viewed across the water early morning

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is another comfortable month in Auckland, New Zealand, with average temperature varying between 13.1°C (55.6°F) and 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still enjoyable 16.8°C (62.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Auckland, New Zealand, is 13.1°C (55.6°F).

Humidity

In Auckland, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

Rainfall

In May, in Auckland, New Zealand, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout May, 63mm (2.48") of precipitation is accumulated. In Auckland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 186.5 days and collects up to 625mm (24.61") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Auckland, in May, the average water temperature is 18.1°C (64.6°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.1°C (64.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Auckland, the average length of the day in May is 10.2h.

Sunshine

In Auckland, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Auckland, New Zealand, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Auckland?

The average relative humidity in May in Auckland is 78%.

How many days does it rain in May in Auckland?

In May, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout May, 63mm (2.48") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Auckland?

In May, the average sea temperature in Auckland, New Zealand, is 18.1°C (64.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.1°C (64.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in May in Auckland?

In Auckland, New Zealand, the average length of the day in May is 10.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Auckland?

In Auckland, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Auckland?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average temperature in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (22.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (13.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (17.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average pressure in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1018.3mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are January and September (1014.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average wind speed in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (19km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (13.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average humidity in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March and November (77%).

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Average rainfall in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average rainfall in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in May: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (71mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average sea temperature in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (21.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (14.7°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in May: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average UV index in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and December (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Auckland, New Zealand

Average visibility in May - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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