Christchurch climate guide

Temperature in Christchurch (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
22°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Christchurch22
22°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Christchurch22
20°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Christchurch20
17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Christchurch17
14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Christchurch14
11°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Christchurch11
11°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Christchurch11
12°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Christchurch12
14°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Christchurch14
17°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Christchurch17
19°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Christchurch19
21°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Christchurch21
Min temperature (night-time)
12°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Christchurch12
12°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Christchurch12
11°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Christchurch11
8°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Christchurch8
5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Christchurch5
2°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Christchurch2
2°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Christchurch2
3°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Christchurch3
5°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Christchurch5
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Christchurch7
9°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Christchurch9
11°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Christchurch11
Sea temperature
16°C sea temperature in January in Christchurch16
17°C sea temperature in February in Christchurch17
16°C sea temperature in March in Christchurch16
14°C sea temperature in April in Christchurch14
12°C sea temperature in May in Christchurch12
10°C sea temperature in June in Christchurch10
9°C sea temperature in July in Christchurch9
9°C sea temperature in August in Christchurch9
10°C sea temperature in September in Christchurch10
11°C sea temperature in October in Christchurch11
13°C sea temperature in November in Christchurch13
15°C sea temperature in December in Christchurch15

Sunshine & Daylight in Christchurch

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
15 hours of daylight per day in January in Christchurch15
14 hours of daylight per day in February in Christchurch14
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Christchurch12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Christchurch11
10 hours of daylight per day in May in Christchurch10
9 hours of daylight per day in June in Christchurch9
9 hours of daylight per day in July in Christchurch9
10 hours of daylight per day in August in Christchurch10
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Christchurch12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Christchurch13
15 hours of daylight per day in November in Christchurch15
15 hours of daylight per day in December in Christchurch15

Rainfall in Christchurch

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
8 days with some rainfall in January in Christchurch8
8 days with some rainfall in February in Christchurch8
10 days with some rainfall in March in Christchurch10
9 days with some rainfall in April in Christchurch9
11 days with some rainfall in May in Christchurch11
12 days with some rainfall in June in Christchurch12
13 days with some rainfall in July in Christchurch13
12 days with some rainfall in August in Christchurch12
9 days with some rainfall in September in Christchurch9
10 days with some rainfall in October in Christchurch10
9 days with some rainfall in November in Christchurch9
11 days with some rainfall in December in Christchurch11
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
46 mm monthly rainfall in January in Christchurch46
40 mm monthly rainfall in February in Christchurch40
53 mm monthly rainfall in March in Christchurch53
57 mm monthly rainfall in April in Christchurch57
59 mm monthly rainfall in May in Christchurch59
55 mm monthly rainfall in June in Christchurch55
72 mm monthly rainfall in July in Christchurch72
62 mm monthly rainfall in August in Christchurch62
39 mm monthly rainfall in September in Christchurch39
47 mm monthly rainfall in October in Christchurch47
49 mm monthly rainfall in November in Christchurch49
46 mm monthly rainfall in December in Christchurch46

More climate for Christchurch

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in January in Christchurch10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in February in Christchurch9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in Christchurch6
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in April in Christchurch3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Christchurch2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in June in Christchurch1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in July in Christchurch1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in August in Christchurch2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in September in Christchurch3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in Christchurch5
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in November in Christchurch8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in Christchurch10
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in February in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in March in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in April in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in May in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in June in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in July in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in August in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in September in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in October in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in November in Christchurch0
No heat & humidity in December in Christchurch0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Christchurch, New Zealand shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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