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Visiting Bethells Beach, Auckland, New Zealand in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 39% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bethells Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in Bethells Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Bethells Beach in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

May sees cooler temperatures and more unpredictable weather at Bethells Beach, with a mix of sunny and cloudy days. Swimming and sunbathing become less popular, but surfing and bodyboarding can still be enjoyed, as the swells remain consistent. Windsurfing and kitesurfing also become more popular, thanks to the stronger winds that often accompany the cooler months. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Bethells Beach in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Bethells Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 39% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Bethells Beach in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Bethells Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (62°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Bethells Beach?

Yes, May is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Bethells Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 39% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bethells Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in Bethells Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bethells Beach warm in May?

No, Bethells Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Bethells Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Bethells Beach in May are 10.2. The sunshine percentage is 39% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Bethells Beach in May

May is autumn in New Zealand, and the temperatures continue to drop. The beach is much less crowded, and you can enjoy a more serene experience. There are no public holidays or special events in May that affect the number of visitors.

Temperature in Bethells Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 11°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bethells Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 10.2 per day in Bethells Beach. The sunshine percentage is 39% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Bethells Beach in May is typically 2.9 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 Bethells Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Bethells Beach in May is 16.4°C (61.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Humidity in Bethells Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bethells Beach in May is 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Bethells Beach in May is typically 96.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.9% in the previous month and 95.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bethells Beach in May is typically 85.1%. The average relative humidity is 80.8% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bethells Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Bethells Beach in May is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bethells Beach in May is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bethells Beach in May is from the South West.

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