Opua weather in May (Northland, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Opua in May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Opua generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 12°C.

Opua in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 92 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 14 days of rain are anticipated.

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

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

 

Opua, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 12°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Water Temperature 18°C *  
Chance of Rain 47%  
Precipitation 92 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
* Data from: Paihia, New Zealand (4 KM, 2 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 Opua in May?

For visitors traveling to Opua, 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. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Opua.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to New Zealand? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in New Zealand. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.