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New Zealand precipitation in May

In New Zealand in May precipitation ranges from moderate in Christchurch with 54 mm of rainfall to heavy in Haast with 349 mm of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in New Zealand in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in New Zealand on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does New Zealand receive in May?
  • Auckland often experiences a notable amount of rain in May, with an average of about 104 mm. The city's weather is known to change unexpectedly because of these showers.

  • What is the wettest city in May in New Zealand?
  • In our records, Haast stands out as having an average precipitation level of 349 mm, making it the wettest location.

  • What is the driest city in May in New Zealand?
  • Among all locations in our dataset, Christchurch has the lowest average precipitation at 54 mm.

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