Weather in Coopers Beach, Mangonui, New Zealand in May

So you're interested in going to Coopers Beach, Mangonui, New Zealand in May

May is too cold for swimming in Coopers Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Sunshine in Coopers Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Coopers Beach in May are 10.3 and there are 4.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Coopers Beach in May is typically 3.3 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Coopers Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Coopers Beach in May is 16.8° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.