May 2019 Weather History in Christchurch New Zealand

The data for this report comes from the Christchurch International Airport. See all nearby weather stations

This report shows the past weather for Christchurch, providing a weather history for May 2019. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Christchurch temperature history for May 2019. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

Christchurch Temperature History May 2019

Temperature history in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313120°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°FAprJun
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in May 2019 in Christchurch

Hourly Temperature in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJunvery coldcoldcool
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in May 2019 in Christchurch

Cloud Cover in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Observed Weather in May 2019 in Christchurch

Observed Weather in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Sun, May 5 FogFG
Mon, May 6 Fog, MistFG, BR
Tue, May 7 Rain and Drizzle, Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Recent Drizzle, MistRADZ, -RA, DZ, -DZ, REDZ, BR
Wed, May 8 Patches of FogBCFG
Thu, May 9 Rain, Recent Rain, Light Rain, Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog, Showers in the VicinityRA, RERA, -RA, FG, BR, BCFG, VCSH
Fri, May 10 Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog, Shallow FogFG, BR, BCFG, MIFG
Sat, May 11 Light Rain, Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog-RA, FG, BR, BCFG
Sun, May 12 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog, Patches of Fog-RA, -SHRA, FG, BCFG
Mon, May 13 Rain, Light Rain, HazeRA, -RA, HZ
Tue, May 14 Light Rain-RA
Thu, May 16 Rain, Recent Rain, Light RainRA, RERA, -RA
Tue, May 21 Patches of FogBCFG
Wed, May 22 Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog, Shallow FogFG, BR, BCFG, MIFG
Thu, May 23 Fog, Mist, Patches of FogFG, BR, BCFG
Fri, May 24 Light Rain, Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog-RA, FG, BR, BCFG
Sat, May 25 Light Rain, Fog, Fog in the Vicinity, Mist, Patches of Fog, Shallow Fog-RA, FG, VCFG, BR, BCFG, MIFG
Sun, May 26 Light Rain, Fog, Mist, Patches of Fog-RA, FG, BR, BCFG
Mon, May 27 MistBR
Tue, May 28 Light Rain-RA
Wed, May 29 Light Rain-RA
Thu, May 30 Light Rain-RA
Fri, May 31 Rain, Recent Rain, Light RainRA, RERA, -RA

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May 2019 in Christchurch

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May 2019 in Christchurch

The solar day over the course of May 2019. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in May 2019 in Christchurch

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in May 2019 in ChristchurchMay112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun0010102020001010202030
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of May 2019. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May 2019 in Christchurch

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMAprJunMay 510:46 AMMay 510:46 AMMay 199:12 AMMay 199:12 AMJun 310:03 PMJun 310:03 PM7:07 AM7:07 AM5:55 PM5:55 PM5:05 PM5:05 PM7:27 AM7:27 AM7:06 AM7:06 AM5:03 PM5:03 PM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
May 2019IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
16%2:57 AME4:11 PMW-9:36 AMN249,779 mi
2
9%3:57 AME4:35 PMW-10:18 AMN248,046 mi
3
4%4:59 AME5:00 PMW-11:01 AMN245,905 mi
4
1%6:02 AME5:26 PMWNW-11:45 AMN243,530 mi
5
0%7:07 AMENE5:55 PMWNW-12:32 PMN241,090 mi
6
1%8:14 AMENE6:28 PMWNW-1:21 PMN238,729 mi
7
5%9:21 AMENE7:07 PMWNW-2:14 PMN236,553 mi
8
11%10:27 AMENE7:54 PMWNW-3:11 PMN234,629 mi
9
20%11:30 AMENE8:49 PMWNW-4:09 PMN232,985 mi
10
30%12:26 PMENE9:52 PMWNW-5:09 PMN231,627 mi
11
41%1:15 PMENE11:00 PMWNW-6:08 PMN230,556 mi
12
50%1:57 PMENE--7:04 PMN229,788 mi
13
65%-12:12 AMWNW2:33 PMENE7:59 PMN229,361 mi
14
76%-1:26 AMWNW3:05 PME8:51 PMN229,338 mi
15
85%-2:39 AMW3:35 PME9:42 PMN229,794 mi
16
93%-3:52 AMW4:04 PME10:31 PMN230,793 mi
17
98%-5:04 AMW4:33 PMESE11:21 PMN232,366 mi
18
99%-6:16 AMWSW5:05 PMESE--
19
100%-7:27 AMWSW5:39 PMESE12:12 AMN234,484 mi
20
99%-8:35 AMWSW6:19 PMESE1:04 AMN237,051 mi
21
97%-9:39 AMWSW7:03 PMESE1:57 AMN239,907 mi
22
92%-10:37 AMWSW7:53 PMESE2:49 AMN242,838 mi
23
85%-11:28 AMWSW8:48 PMESE3:41 AMN245,611 mi
24
77%-12:11 PMWSW9:45 PMESE4:31 AMN247,996 mi
25
68%-12:48 PMWSW10:44 PMESE5:19 AMN249,796 mi
26
59%-1:20 PMWSW11:44 PMESE6:05 AMN250,860 mi
27
50%-1:48 PMWSW-6:49 AMN251,099 mi
28
40%12:44 AMESE2:14 PMW-7:31 AMN250,493 mi
29
30%1:44 AME2:38 PMW-8:13 AMN249,089 mi
30
21%2:45 AME3:02 PMW-8:55 AMN246,998 mi
31
14%3:47 AME3:27 PMW-9:38 AMN244,386 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 2019 in Christchurch

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in May 2019 in Christchurch

Wind Speed in May 2019 in Christchurch1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mphAprJun
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in May 2019 in Christchurch

Hourly Wind Speed in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 2019 in Christchurch

Hourly Wind Direction in 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
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The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in May 2019 in Christchurch

Atmospheric Pressure in May 2019 in Christchurch18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.0 inHg29.0 inHg29.5 inHg29.5 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.5 inHg30.5 inHgAprJun
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Christchurch International Airport page.

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