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Paihia weather in May (Northland, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Paihia in May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Paihia generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 13°C.

Paihia in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 91 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Paihia, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 46%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 91 mm  
Rainy daysRainy 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 this month?

For visitors traveling to Paihia, 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

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