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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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Lat: -43.48 Lon: 172.55 Alt: 38m
Thu 05th May 06:00UTC
13°C / 55°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
62%
1020mb
ENE (11 mph/17 km/h)
Lat: -41.33 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 12m
Thu 05th May 06:00UTC
14°C / 57°F
Cloudy
10km
100%
88%
1022mb
S (14 mph/22 km/h)
Lat: -37.02 Lon: 174.80 Alt: 7m
Thu 05th May 06:00UTC
19°C / 66°F
Light Rain, Drizzle And Rain
10km
100%
88%
1023mb
NNE (4 mph/7 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Thu 05
May
18:00

ENE
ENE

12 / 21 mph 54 / 50°F 70% 1021 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
4%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NE
NE

11 / 18 mph 52 / 49°F 81% 1022 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
Fri 06
May
00:00

NE
NE

9 / 18 mph 50 / 46°F 90% 1022 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 9%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
4%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 12 mph 48 / 46°F 92% 1022 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 11%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
12%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
06:00

NE
NE

2 / 4 mph 46 / 46°F 92% 1022 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

NNW
NNW

1 / 1 mph 62 / 61°F 75% 1023 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
12:00

E
E

3 / 4 mph 70 / 69°F 56% 1022 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
15:00

E
E

7 / 8 mph 72 / 76°F 60% 1020 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
18:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 14 mph 52 / 50°F 94% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 10%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 3%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
10%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

NNW
NNW

3 / 6 mph 45 / 44°F 88% 1021 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 8%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
8%
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 next 2 day outlook for Christchurch shows the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 22°C, with a high for the week of 24°C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 7th. The mean minimum temperature will be 9°C, dipping to its lowest on the evening of Friday 6th at 7°C. Expect the coming week to remain predominantly dry. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Day

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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

When we measure for forecast air pressure we are normally doing this relative to a certain height and most commonly relative to Mean Sea Level.
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Pressure