Average weather in May in Byron Bay (New South Wales), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Byron Bay in May is 15.0°C (59°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 99mm (3.9in). It rains on average a total of 13 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 21.0°C (69.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Byron Bay with 205 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Byron Bay should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 59 °F
Max Temperature 69 °F
Water Temperature 73 °F
Chance of Rain 43%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 13
Sunshine Hours 205

Where to stay in Byron Bay

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What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Byron Bay (New South Wales)

MON Jun 27
63°F | 52°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE Jun 28
61°F | 49°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED Jun 29
60°F | 53°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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