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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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Location:
Date & Time UTC:
Temperature:
Weather:
Visibility:
Cloud Cover:
Humidity:
Pressure:
Wind Dir/Speed:
Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Wed 31st August 15:30UTC
8°C / 46°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
100%
1018mb
NNE (4 mph/6 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Wed 31st August 15:30UTC
11°C / 52°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
76%
1023mb
NNE (21 mph/33 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Wed 31st August 15:30UTC
9°C / 48°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
93%
1027mb
ENE (2 mph/4 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Thu 01
Sep
00:00

WNW
WNW

5 / 11 mph 40 / 37°F 87% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 87%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
87%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NW
NW

5 / 10 mph 38 / 35°F 85% 1021 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 44%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
44%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

WNW
WNW

5 / 10 mph 37 / 34°F 85% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 86%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
85%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

NNW
NNW

3 / 5 mph 49 / 48°F 73% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 17%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
17%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

NW
NW

5 / 5 mph 62 / 61°F 57% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 7%
High level cloud: 56%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
9%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

NW
NW

7 / 8 mph 65 / 64°F 51% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 13%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
10%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

NNE
NNE

5 / 10 mph 53 / 51°F 68% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 26%
High level cloud: 15%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
26%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NE
NE

11 / 22 mph 52 / 48°F 60% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 42%
High level cloud: 70%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
44%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Fri 02
Sep
00:00

NE
NE

14 / 26 mph 51 / 46°F 71% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 63%
High level cloud: 89%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
66%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NE
NE

15 / 30 mph 51 / 46°F 77% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 85%
High level cloud: 97%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
88%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

N
N

9 / 19 mph 51 / 48°F 80% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

WNW
WNW

7 / 13 mph 57 / 54°F 77% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 3%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
3%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

NW
NW

8 / 12 mph 64 / 64°F 50% 1009 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
3%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

NW
NW

12 / 20 mph 64 / 64°F 53% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 19%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
3%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

NNW
NNW

9 / 19 mph 55 / 51°F 66% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 66%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
65%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NNW
NNW

11 / 23 mph 51 / 47°F 67% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 3%
High level cloud: 67%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
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:

The outlook for Christchurch in the week ahead shows the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 16°C, with a high for the week of 18°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 1st. The average minimum temperature will be 7°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Thursday 1st at 2°C. The coming week will remain predominantly dry. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Gust

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Feels Like

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Humidity

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Precip Amount

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Weather

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