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Weather in May in Northland

Planning a journey to Northland this May and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Northland in May?

Northland is a region in New Zealand. May in Northland generally has pleasant temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high.

Temperatures

You can expect pleasant maximum daytime temperatures of around 19°C and nighttime temperatures around 13°C in Paihia.

Precipitation

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Whangarei with an average of 86 mm to high rainfall in Opononi with 131 mm.

Average sunshine

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Northland in May, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Northland climate page.

Where to go in Northland in May

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Northland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Northland?

Paihia

In May Paihia generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Paihia
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
14°C 
86 mm 
13 days 
19°C 
13°C 
91 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
11°C 
111 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Paihia

Russell

In May Russell generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Russell
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
15°C 
87 mm 
13 days 
19°C 
13°C 
92 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
11°C 
113 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Russell

Whangarei

In May Whangarei generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Whangarei
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
14°C 
78 mm 
15 days 
19°C 
12°C 
86 mm 
18 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
10°C 
100 mm 
19 days 
Climate in Whangarei

Kerikeri

In May Kerikeri generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Kerikeri
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
14°C 
88 mm 
14 days 
19°C 
12°C 
92 mm 
16 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
10°C 
112 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Kerikeri

Mangawhai

In May Mangawhai generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Mangawhai
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
15°C 
83 mm 
14 days 
19°C 
13°C 
97 mm 
16 days 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C 
11°C 
106 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Mangawhai

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Northland, in New Zealand.

Is May the best time to visit Northland?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Paihia, May might be a good time to visit Northland. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average, the best time to visit Northland is in January, February, March, April, November and December with generally perfect weather in Paihia. In contrast, June, July and August tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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