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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
Mon 23rd January 16:30UTC
13°C / 55°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
94%
1010mb
E (8 mph/13 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Mon 23rd January 16:30UTC
15°C / 59°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
82%
1011mb
N (16 mph/26 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Mon 23rd January 16:30UTC
17°C / 63°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
77%
1015mb
SW (12 mph/20 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Tue 24
Jan
00:00

NE
NE

7 / 12 mph 54 / 52°F 78% 1011 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 8%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

N
N

5 / 10 mph 52 / 51°F 84% 1012 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
06:00

NNW
NNW

4 / 9 mph 50 / 48°F 78% 1013 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

NNE
NNE

5 / 6 mph 64 / 62°F 53% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
2%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

ENE
ENE

14 / 16 mph 69 / 68°F 47% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 73%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
73%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

19 / 21 mph 67 / 67°F 62% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 72%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

NE
NE

10 / 15 mph 70 / 68°F 60% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 56%
High level cloud: 62%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
58%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NNW
NNW

9 / 18 mph 63 / 64°F 58% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 74%
High level cloud: 85%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
77%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Wed 25
Jan
00:00

NE
NE

20 / 32 mph 64 / 64°F 59% 1003 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 88%
High level cloud: 11%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
87%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NE
NE

13 / 26 mph 59 / 56°F 78% 999 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 11%
High level cloud: 19%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
19%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.1 In
06:00

NE
NE

22 / 45 mph 62 / 61°F 71% 995 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 4%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
17%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

WNW
WNW

25 / 30 mph 74 / 76°F 41% 996 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 1%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
1%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

SW
SW

16 / 18 mph 72 / 70°F 39% 999 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 70%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
70%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

SE
SE

11 / 13 mph 61 / 60°F 71% 1002 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 32%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
31%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

NE
NE

13 / 16 mph 64 / 62°F 59% 1003 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 32%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
31%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NNW
NNW

9 / 18 mph 56 / 54°F 60% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 14%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
13%
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:

Reviewing the forecast for Christchurch Over the next 2 days and the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 22°C, with a high for the week of 24°C expected on the morning of Wednesday 25th. The mean minimum temperature will be 12°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Tuesday 24th at 9°C. Expect the coming week to have mostly dry days although Wednesday is likely to see a significant amount of rain. Predictions are Wednesday 24th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 3.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be fresh.

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Humidity

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