Weather in Christchurch in May 2018

Expect 14°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 4 hours of sunshine per day in Christchurch in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Christchurch in May before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2018.

Key weather averages for Christchurch in May

  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Christchurch14
    14°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day (42% of daylight hours) in May in Christchurch4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in Christchurch11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Christchurch5
    5°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in May in Christchurch10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Christchurch0
    No heat & humidity
  • 59 mm monthly rainfall in May in Christchurch59
    59 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Christchurch2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • 12°C sea temperature in May in Christchurch12
    12°C sea temperature

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Guide to Christchurch weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Christchurch in May is a comfortable 14°C (57°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cold 5°C (41°F). There are usually 4 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 42% of the 10 hours of daylight.

Expect 59mm (2.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 11 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be low (2 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Christchurch in May is 12°C (54°F).

The weather in Christchurch in May is represented by Christchurch.

Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for May 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Christchurch in May 2018. Select a month to view Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st May 2018 07:20 17:32
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 07:22 17:31
Thursday, 3rd May 2018 07:23 17:29
Friday, 4th May 2018 07:24 17:28
Saturday, 5th May 2018 07:25 17:27
Sunday, 6th May 2018 07:26 17:26
Monday, 7th May 2018 07:27 17:24
Tuesday, 8th May 2018 07:28 17:23
Wednesday, 9th May 2018 07:29 17:22
Thursday, 10th May 2018 07:31 17:21
Friday, 11th May 2018 07:32 17:20
Saturday, 12th May 2018 07:33 17:18
Sunday, 13th May 2018 07:34 17:17
Monday, 14th May 2018 07:35 17:16
Tuesday, 15th May 2018 07:36 17:15
Wednesday, 16th May 2018 07:37 17:14
Thursday, 17th May 2018 07:38 17:13
Friday, 18th May 2018 07:39 17:12
Saturday, 19th May 2018 07:40 17:11
Sunday, 20th May 2018 07:41 17:10
Monday, 21st May 2018 07:42 17:10
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 07:43 17:09
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 07:44 17:08
Thursday, 24th May 2018 07:45 17:07
Friday, 25th May 2018 07:46 17:06
Saturday, 26th May 2018 07:47 17:06
Sunday, 27th May 2018 07:48 17:05
Monday, 28th May 2018 07:49 17:04
Tuesday, 29th May 2018 07:50 17:04
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 07:50 17:03
Thursday, 31st May 2018 07:51 17:03
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