Weather in Christchurch in December 2018

  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Christchurch21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in December in Christchurch7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in December in Christchurch11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 11°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Christchurch11
    11°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in December in Christchurch15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Christchurch0
    No heat & humidity
  • 46 mm monthly rainfall in December in Christchurch46
    46 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in Christchurch10
    10 (Very High) UV index
  • 15°C sea temperature in December in Christchurch15
    15°C sea temperature

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Expect 21°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Christchurch in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Christchurch in December before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2018/2019.

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The December weather guide for Christchurch, New Zealand shows long term 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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Guide to Christchurch weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Christchurch in December is a comfortable 21°C (70°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 11°C (52°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 46% of the 15 hours of daylight.

Expect 46mm (1.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 11 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (10 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Christchurch in December is 15°C (59°F).

Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for December 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Christchurch in December 2018. Select a month to view Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st December 2018 05:44 20:53
Sunday, 2nd December 2018 05:44 20:54
Monday, 3rd December 2018 05:43 20:55
Tuesday, 4th December 2018 05:43 20:56
Wednesday, 5th December 2018 05:43 20:57
Thursday, 6th December 2018 05:42 20:58
Friday, 7th December 2018 05:42 20:59
Saturday, 8th December 2018 05:42 21:00
Sunday, 9th December 2018 05:42 21:01
Monday, 10th December 2018 05:42 21:02
Tuesday, 11th December 2018 05:42 21:03
Wednesday, 12th December 2018 05:42 21:04
Thursday, 13th December 2018 05:42 21:05
Friday, 14th December 2018 05:42 21:06
Saturday, 15th December 2018 05:42 21:06
Sunday, 16th December 2018 05:43 21:07
Monday, 17th December 2018 05:43 21:08
Tuesday, 18th December 2018 05:43 21:08
Wednesday, 19th December 2018 05:44 21:09
Thursday, 20th December 2018 05:44 21:10
Friday, 21st December 2018 05:44 21:10
Saturday, 22nd December 2018 05:45 21:11
Sunday, 23rd December 2018 05:45 21:11
Monday, 24th December 2018 05:46 21:12
Tuesday, 25th December 2018 05:47 21:12
Wednesday, 26th December 2018 05:47 21:12
Thursday, 27th December 2018 05:48 21:13
Friday, 28th December 2018 05:49 21:13
Saturday, 29th December 2018 05:49 21:13
Sunday, 30th December 2018 05:50 21:13
Monday, 31st December 2018 05:51 21:13
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