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Waitati weather in May (Otago, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Waitati 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.

Temperatures

In May, Waitati typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 14°C. But by evening, they drop to around 5°C.

Precipitation

Waitati in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 57 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 16 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The area sees fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 99 hours of sunshine. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March 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 Waitati climate page with graphs.

 

Waitati, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 5°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 14°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 53%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 57 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
SunshineSunshine 99 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 36% *  
* Data from: Dunedin, New Zealand (35 KM, 22 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in May

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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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).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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