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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:
Wind Dir/Speed:
Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Sat 25th March 05:30UTC
13°C / 55°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
82%
1018mb
E (12 mph/19 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Sat 25th March 05:30UTC
16°C / 61°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
77%
1017mb
SSE (7 mph/11 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Sat 25th March 05:30UTC
21°C / 70°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
69%
1014mb
NNE (12 mph/19 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sat 25
Mar
15:00

E
E

11 / 13 mph 57 / 54°F 77% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 90%
Mid level cloud: 59%
High level cloud: 7%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

11 / 12 mph 56 / 53°F 76% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 82%
Mid level cloud: 49%
High level cloud: 11%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

10 / 12 mph 55 / 52°F 78% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 91%
Mid level cloud: 27%
High level cloud: 98%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Sun 26
Mar
00:00

ENE
ENE

11 / 16 mph 55 / 51°F 81% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 93%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 88%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

ENE
ENE

14 / 20 mph 55 / 51°F 84% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 94%
Mid level cloud: 45%
High level cloud: 81%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

NE
NE

16 / 24 mph 54 / 50°F 92% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 97%
Mid level cloud: 82%
High level cloud: 84%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.1 In
09:00

NE
NE

17 / 24 mph 57 / 53°F 90% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 95%
Mid level cloud: 35%
High level cloud: 37%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.1 In
12:00

NE
NE

18 / 20 mph 62 / 62°F 84% 1015 mb
Low level cloud: 91%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 84%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

15 / 18 mph 67 / 66°F 78% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 26%
Mid level cloud: 40%
High level cloud: 81%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
49%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

9 / 17 mph 62 / 62°F 89% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 71%
High level cloud: 86%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
83%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NE
NE

5 / 11 mph 61 / 61°F 89% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 86%
High level cloud: 52%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
87%
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 forecast for Christchurch in the coming week is predicting the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 16°C, with a high for the week of 19°C expected on the afternoon of Sunday 26th. The mean minimum temperature will be 12°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Saturday 25th at 12°C. Expect the week ahead to have mostly dry days although Sunday 26th and Monday 27th are likely to see a little rain. The indicators are that Sunday 25th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 6.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Dir

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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

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Weather

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