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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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Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Thu 18th January 14:30UTC
18°C / 64°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
88%
1013mb
SW (11 mph/17 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Thu 18th January 14:30UTC
19°C / 66°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
94%
1013mb
NNE (12 mph/19 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Thu 18th January 14:30UTC
20°C / 68°F
Heavy Drizzle, Drizzle
3km
75%
100%
1013mb
NE (12 mph/20 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Fri 19
Jan
00:00

SW
SW

8 / 11 mph 62 / 62°F 96% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 64%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
65%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
03:00

SW
SW

6 / 10 mph 61 / 61°F 96% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 67%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 1%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
69%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
06:00

SW
SW

5 / 7 mph 65 / 62°F 91% 1015 mb
Low level cloud: 55%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
57%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
09:00

S
S

3 / 3 mph 70 / 67°F 77% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 71%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 7%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
73%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
12:00

E
E

8 / 9 mph 76 / 77°F 64% 1015 mb
Low level cloud: 18%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
18%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

13 / 15 mph 74 / 77°F 67% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 13%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
13%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

13 / 15 mph 69 / 67°F 78% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
15%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

9 / 14 mph 63 / 63°F 96% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 73%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
73%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
Sat 20
Jan
00:00

NNE
NNE

4 / 7 mph 62 / 62°F 92% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 1%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
1%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
03:00

WNW
WNW

4 / 8 mph 62 / 62°F 83% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
06:00

WNW
WNW

4 / 8 mph 64 / 62°F 79% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
9%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
09:00

WNW
WNW

5 / 6 mph 79 / 78°F 56% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 22%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
21%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
12:00

SW
SW

3 / 3 mph 87 / 84°F 42% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
8%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
15:00

ESE
ESE

7 / 8 mph 87 / 85°F 44% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 3%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
4%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

13 / 17 mph 76 / 77°F 64% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 7%
High level cloud: 10%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 9 mph 67 / 67°F 80% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 15%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In

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Other Locations Near to Christchurch

The 2 day current weather summary for Christchurch:

Taking a look at Christchurch over the coming week and the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 28°C, with a high for the week of 30°C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 20th. The mean minimum temperature will be 17°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Friday 19th at 16°C. Expect the week ahead to have mostly dry days although Sunday 21st and Tuesday 23rd are likely to see a little rain. The indicators are that Thursday 19th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 0.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Speed/
Gust

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Humidity

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Precip Amount

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