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Christchurch Current Weather

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Christchurch

New Zealand

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Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Fri 30th September 07:30UTC
11°C / 52°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
94%
1013mb
ENE (8 mph/13 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Fri 30th September 07:30UTC
14°C / 57°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
77%
1016mb
NNE (12 mph/20 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Fri 30th September 07:30UTC
14°C / 57°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
88%
1017mb
E (4 mph/6 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Fri 30
Sep
18:00

E
E

14 / 23 km/h 14 / 12°C 90% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 2%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 1%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
22%
Expect 1.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
1.0 mm
21:00

NE
NE

7 / 14 km/h 10 / 9°C 90% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 12%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
11%
Expect 0.1 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.1 mm
Sat 01
Oct
00:00

WNW
WNW

9 / 20 km/h 9 / 7°C 85% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
03:00

WNW
WNW

6 / 13 km/h 8 / 7°C 87% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 5%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
6%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
06:00

SW
SW

4 / 9 km/h 7 / 6°C 86% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 13%
High level cloud: 76%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
15%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
09:00

WSW
WSW

2 / 3 km/h 15 / 14°C 71% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 41%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
11%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
12:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 8 km/h 19 / 18°C 62% 1013 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 76%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
15:00

ENE
ENE

15 / 20 km/h 18 / 17°C 68% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 78%
High level cloud: 97%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
81%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
18:00

ENE
ENE

15 / 29 km/h 13 / 12°C 80% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 71%
High level cloud: 48%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
72%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm
21:00

N
N

13 / 27 km/h 13 / 12°C 69% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 69%
High level cloud: 91%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
72%
Expect 0.0 mm of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 mm

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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 18°C, with a high for the week of 20°C expected on the afternoon of Sunday 2nd. The average minimum temperature will be 8°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Saturday 1st at 6°C. The week ahead will have mostly dry days although Friday is likely to see a little rain. The indicators are that Friday 1st 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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Humidity

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Precip Amount

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