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Rakahanga weather in May (Aitutaki, Cook Islands)

Curious about the May weather in Rakahanga? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Rakahanga generally has high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 30°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 27°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Rakahanga in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 144 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 14 days of rain are anticipated.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Rakahanga climate page with graphs.

 

Rakahanga, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 27°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 47%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 144 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  

Where to go in the Cook Islands in May

Find out more about the weather in the Cook Islands and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Rakahanga.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to the Cook Islands? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in the Cook Islands. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.