Ipswich weather in May (Queensland, Australia)

Curious about the May weather in Ipswich? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In Ipswich, May is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 25°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 12°C.

Ipswich in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 48 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 11 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 199 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January and February tend to have less favorable conditions.

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


Ipswich, monthly averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 11.8°C  
Max Temperature 24.5°C  
Chance of Rain 37%  
Precipitation 48 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 48% *  
Sunshine 199 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Brisbane, Australia (37 KM, 23 Miles).

Where to go in Australia in May

Find out more about the weather in Australia 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Ipswich in May?

​ For visitors traveling to Ipswich, 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.

Outdoor sports

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