Christchurch monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Christchurch

    Christchurch average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Christchurch (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 21.8 21.4 19.7 17.2 13.8 11.1 10.5 11.8 14.2 16.6 18.5 20.4
    °F 71.2 70.5 67.5 62.9 56.8 52 51 53.2 57.5 61.9 65.3 68.7

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Christchurch (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 46 40 53 57 59 55 72 62 39 47 49 46
    inches 1.8 1.6 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.8 2.4 1.5 1.9 1.9 1.8
    Rainy days 8 8 10 9 11 12 13 12 9 10 9 11
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Christchurch

    Average daily sunshine Christchurch
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 7.6 7.3 5.8 5.6 4.4 4.2 4 5 5.7 6.9 7.3 7.5
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Christchurch (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 12 11.8 10.7 7.6 4.8 2.3 2.1 3.2 5 7 8.7 10.8
    Max °C 22 21.6 20 17.4 14 11.4 10.8 12 14.4 16.9 18.8 20.6
    Min °F 53.6 53.2 51.2 45.7 40.6 36.1 35.7 37.8 41 44.5 47.6 51.4
    Max °F 62.6 62.1 59.5 54.5 48.9 44.2 43.5 45.7 49.5 53.4 56.7 60.3
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Christchurch in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 14.8 15.3 14.5 13.1 11.6 10.5 9.8 9.5 9.8 10.6 11.9 13.5
    °F 58.6 59.6 58 55.5 53 50.9 49.7 49.1 49.7 51.1 53.4 56.2
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Christchurch (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 15 14 13 12 11 10 10 12 13 14 14 14
    mph 9 9 8 7 7 6 7 7 8 9 9 9

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in Christchurch
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    73% 78% 79% 82% 84% 85% 85% 84% 77% 72% 73% 72%

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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
Warmest sea: February 15.3°C 59.5°F
Map showing location of Christchurch (-43.53333, 172.63333)

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