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Christchurch Weather Forecast

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Christchurch

New Zealand

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sat 04
Oct
00:00

NW
NW

8 / 17 mph 36 / 30°F 82% 991 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
17%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

WNW
WNW

9 / 18 mph 35 / 28°F 80% 991 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
10%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

WNW
WNW

13 / 26 mph 36 / 27°F 77% 993 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 7%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

W
W

16 / 32 mph 40 / 31°F 69% 996 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 7%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

SW
SW

20 / 36 mph 44 / 36°F 61% 998 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 32%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
31%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

SW
SW

21 / 36 mph 46 / 38°F 57% 999 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
44%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

SSW
SSW

13 / 27 mph 41 / 34°F 69% 1003 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 18%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
17%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

SW
SW

7 / 15 mph 38 / 33°F 77% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 11%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
9%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In

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The 7 day weather forecast summary for Christchurch:

The outlook for Christchurch in the week ahead shows the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 13°C, with a high for the week of 20°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 2nd. The average minimum temperature will be 3°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Sunday 5th at 0°C. The week will have mixed overhead conditions with some days dry and some seeing a significant amount of rain. Predictions are Friday 5th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 9.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be fresh. Expect the strongest wind on Wednesday afternoon, coming from a northerly direction, and reaching around 26mph. The maximum wind gusts are expected on Monday morning.

The day label given represents the local day relative to the local time for the location you are looking at.
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Day

This time is corrected for local time zones and where possible for daylight saving times.
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Local Time

The wind direction we use on this page is the direction the wind is coming from, given in a 16 point compass format.
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Dir

This refers to the sustained average wind speed, normally averaged over a period of 10 minutes for up to 3 hrs.
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Speed/
Gust

Temperature from our forecast perspective are fairly well defined, they are what we would expect to measure in a standard meteorological screen (in other words, shaded and well ventilated) at 2 metres above ground level.
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Temp/
Feels Like

The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density.
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Humidity

The value given is a total predicted for the previous 3 hrs and includes the time of the forecast being looked at.
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Precip Amount

The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how these combine when looked at from the ground.
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Cloud Amount

Here we try to capture the feel of the weather as an image – it will never be perfect but is useful for a quick overview.
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Weather

When we measure for forecast air pressure we are normally doing this relative to a certain height and most commonly relative to Mean Sea Level.
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Pressure