Wellington weather in May 2025

Expect 14°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 4 hours of sunshine per day in Wellington in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Wellington in May before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2025/2026.

  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Wellington14
    14°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 14 days with some rainfall in May in Wellington14
    14 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Wellington8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in May in Wellington10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Wellington0
    No heat & humidity
  • 125 mm monthly rainfall in May in Wellington125
    125 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Wellington2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • 14°C sea temperature in May in Wellington14
    14°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for New Zealand (Wellington) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How warm is it in Wellington in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 14°C in Wellington in May, falling to 8°C at night.

How sunny is it in Wellington in May?

There are normally 4 hours of bright sunshine each day in Wellington in May - that's 40% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Wellington in May?

The average sea temperature around Wellington in May is 14°C.

Does it rain in Wellington in May?

There are usually 14 days with some rain in Wellington in May and the average monthly rainfall is 125mm.

Wellington May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Wellington in May 2025. Select a month to view Wellington sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st May 2025 07:08 17:28
Friday, 16th May 2025 07:23 17:11
Saturday, 31st May 2025 07:36 17:01

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