Hotwater Beach weather in May (Waikato, New Zealand)

What can you expect from the weather in Hotwater Beach during May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Hotwater Beach typically experiences moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 18°C. But by evening, they drop to around 13°C.

Hotwater Beach in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 115 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Hotwater Beach, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 13°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 45%  
Precipitation 115 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  

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 Hotwater Beach in May?

For visitors traveling to Hotwater Beach, 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.

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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