Current Christchurch Weather

Few showers
-3°14°
  • Sunrise: 08:03
  • Sunset: 17:05

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Thursday

    Few showers-3°14°Few morning and afternoon showers. Southwest change.
  • Tomorrow

    Partly cloudy11°Fine, increasing high cloud. Strong northwest develops.
  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy13°Few spots morning rain,then fine. Southwest for a time.

Weather History

Roads, footpaths and even fire sirens were frozen over as Southland remained in the grip of an icy blast. Firemen had to rely on pagers for fire callouts in Gore and Mataura, while the council had to close all eight blocks of public toilets in Gore and Mataura because they were without water and could not be flushed.

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Moon Phases

  • Full Moon 02 July 2015
  • Last Quarter 09 July 2015
  • New Moon 16 July 2015
  • First Quarter 24 July 2015

Opinion

  • Opinions

    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

    2015 continues the overall predicted outlook of being a drier-than-average year for most of NZ. Exceptions will be wetter Inland Otago and Southland,...