Weather in Stingray Bay, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand in May

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Visiting Stingray Bay, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Stingray Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Stingray Bay for prolonged periods of time.

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

The weather in May becomes cooler and more unpredictable, with a mix of sunny, cloudy, and rainy days. Swimming and sunbathing become less popular, but snorkeling and diving can still be enjoyed on calmer days. Surfing conditions continue to decline, while windsurfing and kitesurfing are more dependent on the wind. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Stingray Bay in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Stingray Bay.

May has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Stingray Bay in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Stingray Bay for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Stingray Bay?

Yes, May is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Stingray Bay.

May has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Stingray Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Stingray Bay for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Stingray Bay warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Stingray Bay in May?

The average day light hours per day in Stingray Bay in May are 10.2. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Stingray Bay in May

With the arrival of colder weather in May, the beach at Stingray Bay becomes much less crowded. There are no significant public holidays or events during this month, so you can expect a peaceful and quiet beach experience.

Temperature in Stingray Bay in May

The average maximum temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Stingray Bay in May

During May the average day light hours are 10.2 per day in Stingray Bay. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Stingray Bay 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 Stingray Bay in May

The average sea water temperature in Stingray Bay in May is 18.8°C (65.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Stingray Bay in May

The average total rainfall in Stingray Bay in May is 4cm (1.6inches) and on average there are 12 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Stingray Bay in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Stingray Bay in May is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Stingray Bay in May is typically 87.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.9% in the previous month and 87.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Stingray Bay in May is typically 73.3%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 75.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Stingray Bay in May

The average maximum wind speed in Stingray Bay in May is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Stingray Bay in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Stingray Bay in May is from the North.

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