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The weather guide for Christchurch, New Zealand shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is it hottest in Christchurch?

The hottest time of year in Christchurch is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

What is the wettest month in Christchurch?

In terms of rainfall, July usually gets the most rainfall in Christchurch with 72mm on average. In July there are normally 13 days with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Christchurch?

The sunniest time of year in Christchurch is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 49% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Christchurch?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Christchurch in February when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

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Compare Christchurch weather with the USA

Below the Christchurch weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Christchurch, New Zealand and the USA (Washington).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Christchurch, New Zealand
USA (Washington)

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Where's hot in New Zealand right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in New Zealand. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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