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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:
Visibility:
Cloud Cover:
Humidity:
Pressure:
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Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Tue 01st September 11:30UTC
8°C / 46°F
Mist, Mist
4km
100%
100%
998mb
NNE (7 mph/11 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Tue 01st September 11:30UTC
13°C / 55°F
Light Rain Shower, Rain Shower
10km
75%
88%
1003mb
N (16 mph/26 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Tue 01st September 11:30UTC
12°C / 54°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
100%
1009mb
N (6 mph/9 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Wed 02
Sep
00:00

NE
NE

14 / 27 mph 46 / 40°F 92% 1000 mb
Low level cloud: 2%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
14%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NE
NE

15 / 30 mph 46 / 40°F 83% 997 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
6%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

NNE
NNE

14 / 29 mph 46 / 40°F 83% 995 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
21%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

NNE
NNE

10 / 21 mph 51 / 46°F 78% 994 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
12%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

NW
NW

21 / 32 mph 57 / 53°F 54% 993 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 97%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

NW
NW

19 / 30 mph 59 / 55°F 50% 992 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 30%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

SSW
SSW

8 / 17 mph 50 / 46°F 79% 993 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
21:00

WSW
WSW

6 / 12 mph 44 / 41°F 89% 995 mb
Low level cloud: 1%
Mid level cloud: 27%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
30%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Thu 03
Sep
00:00

WSW
WSW

5 / 11 mph 43 / 40°F 86% 996 mb
Low level cloud: 24%
Mid level cloud: 26%
High level cloud: 56%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
40%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

WSW
WSW

9 / 15 mph 45 / 41°F 84% 998 mb
Low level cloud: 59%
Mid level cloud: 74%
High level cloud: 97%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
96%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

SW
SW

13 / 24 mph 44 / 38°F 93% 1000 mb
Low level cloud: 90%
Mid level cloud: 69%
High level cloud: 96%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

SW
SW

16 / 28 mph 45 / 38°F 88% 1003 mb
Low level cloud: 88%
Mid level cloud: 53%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

SSW
SSW

15 / 25 mph 47 / 40°F 79% 1004 mb
Low level cloud: 77%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
93%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

SSW
SSW

11 / 18 mph 48 / 43°F 70% 1004 mb
Low level cloud: 70%
Mid level cloud: 27%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
79%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

SE
SE

4 / 8 mph 44 / 41°F 85% 1005 mb
Low level cloud: 48%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
49%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

8 / 13 mph 44 / 39°F 84% 1005 mb
Low level cloud: 71%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 5%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
71%
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 11°C, with a high for the week of 15°C expected on the afternoon of Wednesday 2nd. The average minimum temperature will be 6°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Tuesday 1st at 5°C. The week will have mixed weather with some days dry and some seeing a little rain. Current predictions suggest Tuesday 1st will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 4.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be fresh. Expect the strongest wind on Tuesday evening, coming from a north easterly direction, and reaching around 26mph.

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