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Weather Forecast for Christchurch

Cloudy areas breaking away later, any showers out on Banks Peninsula with the odd sleety shower clearing away. Cold SW winds ease.

Now

10°
Christchurch
Observed at 9:53pm from:
Riccarton (ICHRIS147)
Rain (today)WindHumidexHumidityPressure
-mmESE 9km/h7°26%998.61hPa

Tonight

-3°
Christchurch
Cloudy areas breaking away later, any showers out on Banks Peninsula with the odd sleety shower clearing away. Cold SW winds ease.
Rain (chance)Rain (amount)WindMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
25%traceSW 30km/h3:42am5:16pmWaxing Gibbous

Tomorrow

12°
Christchurch
Mostly sunny, Sou'West winds ease dying out in the evening.
Rain (chance)Rain (amount)WindUV IndexSunriseSunset
0%traceSW 20km/h4 (Moderate)6:04pm6:35am

Next 24 Hours in Christchurch

Next 9 Days in Christchurch

Tue 29 Sep
Tue 29 Sep
12°
Day
-1°
Night
Mostly sunny, Sou'West winds ease dying out in the evening.
SW
20km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
Mostly sunny, Sou'West winds ease dying out in the evening.
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Wed 30 Sep
Wed 30 Sep
15°
Day
3°
Night
Sunny, may be a touch of high cloud. Light afternoon Northeasterlies.
NE
15km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
Sunny, may be a touch of high cloud. Light afternoon Northeasterlies.
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Thu 1 Oct
Thu 1 Oct
19°
Day
9°
Night
Developing high cloud, NNW winds.
NNW
20km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
Developing high cloud, NNW winds.
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Fri 2 Oct
Fri 2 Oct
23°
Day
13°
Night
Sunny areas and some high cloud, Nor'West winds.
NW
20km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
Sunny areas and some high cloud, Nor'West winds.
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Sat 3 Oct
Sat 3 Oct
21°
Day
10°
Night
High cloud, breezy Nor'West winds.
NW
25km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
High cloud, breezy Nor'West winds.
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Sun 4 Oct
Sun 4 Oct
18°
Day
10°
Night
Partly cloudy.
NNW
21km/h
20%
chance
of rain

trace
Partly cloudy.
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Mon 5 Oct
Mon 5 Oct
17°
Day
7°
Night
Partly cloudy.
NNW
18km/h
10%
chance
of rain

trace
Partly cloudy.
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Tue 6 Oct
Tue 6 Oct
13°
Day
7°
Night
Morning showers.
E
15km/h
30%
chance
of rain

0.3mm
Morning showers.
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Wed 7 Oct
Wed 7 Oct
14°
Day
7°
Night
Partly cloudy.
ENE
15km/h
10%
chance
of rain

trace
Partly cloudy.
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josh on 28/09/2020 8:38pm

i hear damage in the lower nth island. and winds already strong in auckland getting gales soon i bet. so auckland is somehow affected by the weather bomb. had a few downpours too. i imagined thunder cause thres no thunder in auckland.

Obai on 28/09/2020 6:14am

Hi WW, I just want to know what is the main difference between rain and showers? How can I differentiate or tell if it is rain or a shower?

WW Forecast Team on 28/09/2020 10:50am

Hi Obai

Here’s an article from Phil here on WW back in 2018 🙂

https://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/whats-the-difference-between-rain-and-showers

Cheers
Aaron

sue on 28/09/2020 3:34am

How much loooonger with these ghastly strong winds in Christchurch please??

WW Forecast Team on 28/09/2020 10:47am

Another day of strong Southwesterlies for Tuesday afternoon then winds ease off in the evening 🙂

WW

Jono on 28/09/2020 3:29am

Is invercargill set to get snow tonight/tomorrow? Didn’t really get much today only a couple of snow showers

WW Forecast Team on 28/09/2020 10:47am

Hi Jono

Snow is looking more likely towards dawn tomorrow and during Tuesday itself. Remember, Invercargill gets caught in a bit of a rain shadow due to Stewart Island so while conditions may be favourable the wind direction can determine whether snow will actually get into Invercargill itself.

Good luck!

WW

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