Gore weather in May (Southland, New Zealand)

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

In May, Gore generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 12°C. But by evening, they drop to around 4°C.

Gore in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 98 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 19 days of rain.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 88 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days March typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, June and July tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Gore, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 4°C  
Max Temperature 12°C  
Chance of Rain 63%  
Precipitation 98 mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 87% *  
Sunshine 88 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 32% *  
* Data from: Invercargill, New Zealand (58 KM, 36 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 Gore 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
4/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

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