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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
Sun 26th February 05:30UTC
15°C / 59°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
72%
1025mb
E (6 mph/9 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Sun 26th February 05:30UTC
17°C / 63°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
68%
1023mb
SSE (19 mph/30 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Sun 26th February 05:30UTC
22°C / 72°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
65%
1019mb
SW (14 mph/22 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sun 26
Feb
15:00

ESE
ESE

7 / 8 mph 62 / 62°F 67% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 91%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

E
E

8 / 9 mph 62 / 61°F 68% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 89%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 20%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
93%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

ENE
ENE

8 / 10 mph 58 / 57°F 75% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 81%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 9%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
83%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
Mon 27
Feb
00:00

NE
NE

9 / 16 mph 54 / 52°F 86% 1028 mb
Low level cloud: 67%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
68%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

NE
NE

8 / 15 mph 54 / 51°F 89% 1028 mb
Low level cloud: 20%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
22%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

NE
NE

9 / 17 mph 53 / 50°F 90% 1029 mb
Low level cloud: 16%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
17%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

NE
NE

11 / 12 mph 63 / 62°F 70% 1030 mb
Low level cloud: 7%
Mid level cloud: 3%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
7%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

ENE
ENE

11 / 12 mph 70 / 69°F 57% 1030 mb
Low level cloud: 2%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
2%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

13 / 15 mph 71 / 70°F 58% 1030 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 1%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
1%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

ENE
ENE

11 / 12 mph 67 / 66°F 68% 1030 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
21:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 12 mph 58 / 57°F 90% 1032 mb
Low level cloud: 2%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
15%
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 21°C, with a high for the week of 24°C expected on the afternoon of Tuesday 28th. The average minimum temperature will be 11°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Tuesday 28th at 10°C. The coming week will remain predominantly dry. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Dir

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Speed/
Gust

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Temp/
Feels Like

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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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