Current Christchurch Weather

Fine
21°
  • Sunrise: 07:45
  • Sunset: 19:22

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Fine21°Fine with northeasterlies.
  • Tomorrow

    Fine26°Fine. Northeasterlies turn northwest in the morning.
  • Friday

    Fine21°Fine. Northeasterlies developing.
  • Saturday

    Partly cloudy11°23°Increasing high cloud. Northwest turns southwest.

Weather History

A state visit by President Carlos Menem of Argentina was upset as Wellington was battered by wind gusts of up to 160 kph. Dr Menem's private plane was to have arrived at Wellington soon after the storm peaked, to a welcome by our Prime Minister and Governor-General. However his plane was diverted to Auckland.

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • Full Moon 05 April 2015
  • Last Quarter 12 April 2015
  • New Moon 19 April 2015
  • First Quarter 26 April 2015

Opinion

  • Ken Ring

    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,...