Clive weather in May (Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Clive in May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In May, Clive generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 17°C. But by evening, they drop to around 10°C.

Clive in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 65 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 10 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 155 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Clive. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August and September tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Clive, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 34%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 65 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 78% *  
SunshineSunshine 155 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Napier, New Zealand (10 KM, 6 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 Clive in May?

For visitors traveling to Clive, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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