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:

January 59°F/74°F
25%
1.6in
February 61°F/74°F
21%
1.7in
March 59°F/70°F
19%
1.6in
April 54°F/65°F
25%
2.1in
May 49°F/59°F
21%
2.3in
June 45°F/54°F
24%
2.6in
July 43°F/54°F
23%
1.9in
August 45°F/56°F
24%
2.4in
September 49°F/58°F
22%
1.3in
October 52°F/61°F
28%
2.4in
November 54°F/65°F
27%
1.5in
December 58°F/70°F
25%
1.6in

Weather and climate in Christchurch

  • Between january and april the climate is beautiful. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in april and it rains about 2.1in each month.
  • In may the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 45°F and it rains about 2.3in each month.
  • In the month of june the climate is bad. the thermometer goes up to 54°F°C and you can expect to have 2.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In july the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and, in july, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In august the climate is not good. In average, on the morning it is 41°F and you can expect to have 2.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 61°F and it rains about 28% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 65°F and it rains about 1.6in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Christchurch

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Christchurch: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity


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