Christchurch Weather in April

What's the weather like in Christchurch (Canterbury) in April 2023?

The climate in Christchurch during April can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

April is in the fall / autumn in Christchurch and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

Christchurch weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 17.4°C 63.3°F
Nightly temperature 7.6°C 45.7°F
Average temperature 12.5°C 54.5°F
Daily sunshine 5.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 57 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 13.1°C 55.5°F
Humidity 82%
Windspeed 11.5kph 7 mph

On average April is the 4th wettest month of the year in Christchurch with around 57mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

April temperatures in Christchurch

Christchurch average temperature in April

April rainfall

Christchurch average rain in April

April hourly sunshine

Christchurch average rain in April

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Christchurch in April 2022.

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Christchurch weather stats

Christchurch weather statistics
Hottest month: January 21.8°C 71.2°F
Driest month: September 39mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: February 7.3hrs
Coldest month: July 10.5°C 50.9°F
Wettest month: July 72mm 2.8ins
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