Canterbury, New Zealand Weather

Current: 5.38°C/41.68°F, Wind SW at 5.72 km/h, 74% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Canterbury,  Weather
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Current conditions

Updated: None
5°C
41.0°F
°C °F

Condition: Broken Clouds

Pressure: 1,014 hPa

Sea level: 1,014 hPa

Temperature: 4.03°C

Cloud: 84%

Humidity: 74%

Wind: SE 6.44 km/h

Visibility: 10,000 m

Weather forecast

Sun
07 Jul
12°C
Clear
Mon
08 Jul
7°C
Clear
Tue
09 Jul
9°C
Clear
Wed
10 Jul
8°C
Clear
Thu
11 Jul
8°C
Clouds
Hourly forecast today:
11:00 AM
5° /
5° /
Broken Clouds
74% 5.72 km/h
12:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
77% 4.79 km/h
13:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
81% 3.74 km/h
14:00 PM
2° /
2° /
Overcast Clouds
85% 2.45 km/h
15:00 PM
2° /
2° /
Overcast Clouds
88% 2.81 km/h
16:00 PM
2° /
2° /
Overcast Clouds
87% 4.32 km/h
17:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
85% 4.32 km/h
18:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
83% 6.66 km/h
19:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
81% 7.09 km/h
20:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
80% 8.35 km/h
21:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
79% 6.52 km/h
22:00 PM
3° /
3° /
Overcast Clouds
79% 7.6 km/h

30 Day Averages and Extremes

  • Average high 4.92°C
  • Average low 2.13°C
  • Hottest day (20 July 2024) 7.86°C
  • Coldest day (07 August 2024) -1.21°C
  • Average humidity 79.7%
  • Days with precipitation 6 days
  • Highest precipitation 81.57 mm (21 July 2024)

Yesterday's Data

  • Max: 9°C
  • Min: 2°C
  • Total Precipitation: 4.23 mm

Temperature and possibility of rain in Canterbury over the next 12 hours

Temperature and possibility of rain in Canterbury in the coming days

Rainfall in Canterbury in the coming days

Canterbury Climate Summary

Canterbury features a Marine west coast, warm summer (Köppen classification: Cfb), with an average annual temperature of 5.82ºC (42.48ºF), which is about -7.25% lower than the national average for New Zealand. Annually, the city experiences approximately 311.49 millimeters (12.26 inches) of rainfall, spread across 183.27 rainy days, accounting for 50.21% of the year.

Longitude -43.7542275
Latitude 171.1637245
Yearly high temperature 8.87ºC (47.97ºF)
Yearly low temperature -0.29ºC (31.48ºF)
Hottest month February 15.02ºC (59.04ºF)
Coldest month August -5.91ºC (21.36ºF)
Yearly precip 311.49mm (12.26in)
Days with rainfall 183.27 days (50.21%)
Driest month March (82.46%)
Wettest month October (87.84%)

Weather averages by month

Month High / Low (°C) Rain
January 14.1° / 5.61° 16.18 days
February 15.02° / 5.12° 10.73 days
March 13.58° / 3.46° 12.36 days
April 10.58° / 1.2° 14.82 days
May 7.71° / -0.94° 16.82 days
June 4.68° / -3.97° 13.73 days
July 3.22° / -5.62° 14.91 days
August 3.72° / -5.91° 16.36 days
September 4.87° / -4.78° 16.36 days
October 6.73° / -2.77° 18.27 days
November 9.72° / 1.01° 16.55 days
December 12.54° / 4.1° 16.18 days

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the hottest month in Canterbury?

February has the highest average monthly temperature (daily mean of 15.02ºC) and August are the coolest (daily mean of -5.91ºC).

2. What should I wear in Canterbury today?

For today's cool weather in Canterbury, with temperatures between 10ºC to 13ºC (50.0ºF to 55.4ºF), you should consider wearing:
- Knit hat (optional for cooler mornings)
- Long-sleeve top or shirt
- Cotton socks
- Casual shoes or sneakers

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Temperature

Day
12°C
Night
5°C
Morning
4°C
Afternoon
6°C

Air quality

Good

Satisfactory air quality, minimal pollution, low risk

  • CO 226.97
  • NH3 4.94
  • NO 0
  • NO2 0.43
  • O3 46.49
  • PM10 0.54
  • PM25 0.5
  • SO2 0.01

Sunrise / Sunset

03:04 AM
12:17 PM