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Whakapapa Village weather in May (Waikato, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Whakapapa Village 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, Whakapapa Village generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 12°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 4°C.

Precipitation

Whakapapa Village in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 158 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 20 days.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 130 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Whakapapa Village. January and February generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Whakapapa Village, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 12°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 66%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 158 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 20 days  
SunshineSunshine 130 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Turangi, New Zealand (32 KM, 20 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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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
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

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