Christchurch
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Christchurch, United Kingdom

Sea temperature

In Christchurch, United Kingdom, in May, the average water temperature is 11.4°C (52.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 11.4°C (52.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15.5h.

What is the water temperature in May in Christchurch?

In Christchurch, the average seawater temperature in May is 11.4°C (52.5°F). Swimming in 11.4°C (52.5°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Christchurch have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Christchurch, United Kingdom, is 15.5h.
Average sea temperature in May - Christchurch, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 11.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in May - Christchurch, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).