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Christchurch Current Weather

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Christchurch

New Zealand

Weather conditions from closest available locations;


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Date & Time UTC:
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Weather:
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Humidity:
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Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Fri 02nd December 19:30UTC
13°C / 55°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
77%
1012mb
NE (12 mph/19 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Fri 02nd December 19:30UTC
14°C / 57°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
67%
1015mb
N (8 mph/13 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Fri 02nd December 19:30UTC
16°C / 61°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
59%
1014mb
SSE (4 mph/7 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sat 03
Dec
00:00

NNE
NNE

9 / 16 mph 47 / 43°F 90% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 25%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
8%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NE
NE

9 / 19 mph 46 / 42°F 90% 1015 mb
Low level cloud: 2%
Mid level cloud: 16%
High level cloud: 21%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
23%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

NE
NE

8 / 14 mph 51 / 47°F 86% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 1%
Mid level cloud: 43%
High level cloud: 71%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
47%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

NNE
NNE

7 / 8 mph 63 / 60°F 65% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 73%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
19%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

NE
NE

7 / 8 mph 69 / 67°F 54% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 34%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
6%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

13 / 15 mph 68 / 67°F 64% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 11%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
11%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

10 / 14 mph 64 / 62°F 74% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 41%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
40%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NNW
NNW

2 / 5 mph 52 / 52°F 87% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 18%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
18%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Sun 04
Dec
00:00

WSW
WSW

18 / 32 mph 55 / 51°F 71% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 26%
High level cloud: 12%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
37%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

SSW
SSW

12 / 18 mph 55 / 51°F 84% 1015 mb
Low level cloud: 85%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 78%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

SW
SW

8 / 12 mph 54 / 51°F 80% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 54%
Mid level cloud: 57%
High level cloud: 81%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
83%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

SSW
SSW

6 / 7 mph 59 / 56°F 61% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 28%
Mid level cloud: 61%
High level cloud: 82%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
59%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

ESE
ESE

6 / 6 mph 62 / 60°F 53% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 53%
High level cloud: 81%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
86%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

9 / 10 mph 64 / 61°F 55% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 28%
Mid level cloud: 57%
High level cloud: 83%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
58%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

NE
NE

12 / 15 mph 58 / 55°F 65% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 16%
Mid level cloud: 48%
High level cloud: 84%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
96%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

8 / 11 mph 54 / 52°F 72% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 10%
Mid level cloud: 61%
High level cloud: 86%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
93%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In

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Other Locations Near to Christchurch

The 2 day current weather summary for Christchurch:

For Christchurch in the coming week the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 17°C, with a high for the week of 21°C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 3rd. The average minimum temperature will be 10°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Saturday 3rd at 8°C. Expect the week ahead to have mostly dry days although Wednesday is likely to see a significant amount of rain. Predictions are Friday 3rd will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 1.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Dir

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Speed/
Gust

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Temp/
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Humidity

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Precip Amount

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Cloud Amount

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Weather

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