May weather forecast
Invercargill, New Zealand

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a fresh month in Invercargill, New Zealand, with an average temperature varying between 7.2°C (45°F) and 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a cool 11.9°C (53.4°F). The average low-temperature, is 7.2°C (45°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Invercargill is May, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Invercargill, in May, it is raining for 19.1 days, with typically 65mm (2.56") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 219.7 rainfall days, and 744mm (29.29") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May, August and September are months with snowfall. May is the first month it typically snows in Invercargill. Throughout May, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 3mm (0.12") of snow. Throughout the year, in Invercargill, New Zealand, there are 0.9 snowfall days, and 20mm (0.79") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Invercargill is 9h and 23min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:43 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:18 am and sunset at 5:10 pm NZST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 5.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Invercargill, New Zealand, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Invercargill?

The most humid month in Invercargill is May, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in May in Invercargill?

In May, the average relative humidity in Invercargill is 83%.

How many days does it rain in May in Invercargill?

In May, in Invercargill, the rain falls for 19.1 days. Throughout May, 65mm (2.56") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Invercargill?

May is the first month it typically snows in Invercargill. Throughout May, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 3mm (0.12") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Invercargill have in May?

The average day length in May in Invercargill is 9h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Invercargill?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:43 pm. On the last day of the month, in Invercargill, New Zealand, sunrise is at 8:18 am and sunset at 5:10 pm NZST.

How many hours of sunshine does Invercargill have in May?

In Invercargill, the average sunshine duration in May is 5.3h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Invercargill?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average temperature in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in May: 11.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (17.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (9.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (10.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (5.2°C).

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Average pressure in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average pressure in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1009.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average wind speed in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (19.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (15km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average humidity in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, October, November and December (79%).

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Average rainfall in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average rainfall in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in May: 65mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and November (76mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (46mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (15.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average snowfall in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall in May: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is August (13mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, February, March, April, June, July, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average snowfall days in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are August and September (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, June, October, November and December (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in May: 9h and 23min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

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

The month with the most sunshine days is June (11.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average UV index in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in May: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 49).

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Average visibility in May
Invercargill, New Zealand

Average visibility in May - Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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