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The weather guide for New Zealand (Christchurch) 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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Which is the hottest month in Christchurch?

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

Which month has the most rain in Christchurch?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Christchurch with 72mm on average. There are normally 13 days in July 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.

What is the flight time to New Zealand from the UK?

The flight time to New Zealand from the UK is typically 25 hours.

What is the time difference between New Zealand and the UK?

The time difference between New Zealand and the UK is GMT+12 to GMT+12.75 hours.

What is the main language spoken in New Zealand?

The main language spoken in New Zealand is English.

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What is the currency in New Zealand?

The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).

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Which plugs are used in New Zealand?

New Zealand uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in New Zealand?

They drive on the left side of the road in New Zealand.

Do you need a visa for New Zealand?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter New Zealand.

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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).

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