Garston weather in May (Southland, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Garston in May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Garston generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 9°C, while night temperatures can drop to 1°C.

Garston in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 124 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 14 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 87 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Garston. January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Garston, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 1°C  
Max Temperature 9°C  
Chance of Rain 47%  
Precipitation 124 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 81% *  
Sunshine 87 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Queenstown, New Zealand (48 KM, 30 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 Garston 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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