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 7.4 7.5 9.5 12.1 15.4 18.5 20.6 20.3 18.1 14.8 10.6 8.4
    °F 45.3 45.5 49.2 53.8 59.8 65.3 69.1 68.5 64.6 58.6 51.1 47.1

    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 89 63 66 51 56 54 42 57 69 83 86 91
    inches 3.5 2.5 2.6 2 2.2 2.1 1.6 2.2 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.6
    Rainy days 17 13 15 12 13 11 9 11 12 15 15 16
  • 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 2.2 3.1 4.4 6.3 7.5 8.1 7.7 7.3 5.7 4.1 3 2.2
  • 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 1.9 1.8 2.7 4.3 7.2 10.1 12 11.9 10.1 7.9 4.3 2.7
    Max °C 7.5 7.7 9.7 12.3 15.7 18.7 20.8 20.5 18.3 15 10.8 8.6
    Min °F 35.4 35.2 36.9 39.7 44.9 50.2 53.6 53.4 50.2 46.1 39.7 36.8
    Max °F 40.5 40.5 43.2 46.9 52.5 57.9 61.5 61.2 57.6 52.5 45.5 42.1
  • 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 9.6 8.6 8.5 9.5 11.2 13.5 15.6 16.9 16.9 15.7 13.6 11.4
    °F 49.3 47.4 47.3 49.1 52.2 56.3 60.1 62.4 62.3 60.2 56.6 52.5
  • 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 17 17 17 17 16 14 14 14 14 14 16 17
    mph 11 11 11 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 10 11

    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
    90% 87% 84% 81% 81% 80% 80% 82% 86% 89% 89% 91%

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Christchurch weather stats

Christchurch weather statistics
Hottest month: July 20.6°C 69.1°F
Driest month: July 42mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.4°C 45.3°F
Wettest month: December 91mm 3.6ins
Warmest sea: August 16.9°C 62.4°F
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