Cardrona weather in May (Otago, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Cardrona in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Cardrona generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 8°C. But by evening, they drop to around 1°C.

Cardrona in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 119 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 135 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Cardrona. January and February typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to have less optimal conditions.

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


Cardrona, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 1°C  
Max Temperature 8°C  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 119 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Sunshine 135 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Wanaka, New Zealand (23 KM, 14 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in May

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in May and which places have the best weather 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 Cardrona in May?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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