Queenstown weather in May (Tasmania)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Queenstown in May lies at 13.1°C (55.58°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 6.5°C (43.7°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

May is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 208mm (8.2 inches). There are generally around 14 rainy days.


Queenstown, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 6 °C  
Max Temperature 13 °C  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 208mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 76%  

Where to go in Tasmania in May

Find out more about the weather in Tasmania 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 to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Queenstown should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period.

What To Do

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


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