Collingwood weather in May (Tasman, New Zealand)

Curious about the May weather in Collingwood? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Collingwood generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 15°C, while nights can cool down to about 10°C.

Collingwood in May usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 171 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 156 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, January and February typically offer the best circumstances. While June, July, August and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Collingwood, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 48%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 171 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
SunshineSunshine 156 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Motueka, New Zealand (55 KM, 34 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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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 Collingwood in May?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
6/10

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