Christchurch, New Zealand: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the perfect time to go to Christchurch in New Zealand from seasonal averages here.

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When is the best time to go to Christchurch?

When is the best time to go to Christchurch? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Christchurch are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May, June, August and October

For full information about the climate and weather in Christchurch a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
good weather Christchurch in january
good weather Christchurch in february
good weather Christchurch in march
good weather Christchurch in april
tolerable weather Christchurch in may
bad weather Christchurch in june
very bad weather Christchurch in july
bad weather Christchurch in august
tolerable weather Christchurch in september
tolerable weather Christchurch in october
good weather Christchurch in november
good weather Christchurch in december

Weather and climate in Christchurch

  • Between january and april the climate is beautiful. It is for example 18°C as maximum temperature in april and it rains about 63mm each month.
  • In may the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 6°C and it rains about 92mm each month.
  • In the month of june the climate is bad. the thermometer goes up to 12°C°C and you can expect to have 101mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In july the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 7°C and, in july, 8 days of rain are expected.
  • In august the climate is not good. In average, on the morning it is 5°C and you can expect to have 86mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 16°C and it rains about 33% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 18°C and it rains about 60mm each month.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Christchurch

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Christchurch: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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