Christchurch weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Christchurch weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Christchurch is expected to be 11°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 12°C.

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Christchurch weather averages

Check out the Christchurch weather averages before you book your next holiday to New Zealand. The warmest months in Christchurch are January and February with an average maximum temperature of 22°C. The sunniest months are January, February, October, November and December with on average 7 hours of bright sunshine per day. The months with the least number of days with some rain are January and February with 8 days. The sea is at its warmest in Christchurch in February with an average sea temperature of 17°C.

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Days with some rainfall

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Christchurch weather today

Here is the weather in Christchurch today, Sunday 20th August 2017. Expect cloudy with some rain in Christchurch, New Zealand with a maximum temperature of 11°C and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 0-2 mm of rainfall expected with 89% chance of some rain and a fresh breeze of 31 kph from the south-west.

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    °C maximum temperature
  • 7
    °C minimum temperature
  • cloudy with some rain
  • 0
    hours of sunshine
  • 89
    % chance of some rain
  • <2
    mm of rainfall expected
  • 0
    no heat & humidity
  • 31
    kph wind from SW

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Tropical storm risk: Christchurch cyclone season

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The Christchurch tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season.

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Christchurch holiday weather averages by month

Check Christchurch holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Christchurch weather with the USA

Below the Christchurch weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Christchurch, New Zealand and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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