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Temperature in The Cook Islands in May

In the Cook Islands in May the average maximum daytime temperatures are high and range from 27°C in Rarotonga to 30°C in Penrhyn. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C in Penrhyn and 24°C in Rarotonga.

What is the temperature of the different cities in the Cook Islands in May?

To get a sense of May's typical temperatures in the key spots of the Cook Islands, explore the map below. Click on a point for an in-depth look.

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Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in May in the Cook Islands?
  • From a thorough analysis of our records, Penrhyn clearly dominates in terms of high temperatures. The city witnesses daytime temperatures hovering around 30°C, and evenings that remain near 27°C.

  • What is the coldest city in May in the Cook Islands?
  • In our database, Rarotonga is the chilliest city in May in the Cook Islands. Daytime temperatures typically peak at 27°C, while the nighttime lows hover around 24°C.

  • How much sun does the Cook Islands get in May?
  • Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 162 hours of sunlight expected in Rarotonga. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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