Christchurch weather in June (Canterbury, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Christchurch in June? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In June, Christchurch typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. June is a winter month. Daytime temperatures hover around 12°C, while nights can cool down to about 3°C.

Christchurch in June usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 64 mm for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Typically around 12 days of rainfall is expected.

The area enjoys a balanced 117 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, June may not be the ideal month to visit Christchurch. January, February, March and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July and August tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Christchurch climate page with graphs.

 

Christchurch, monthly averages in June

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 3°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 12°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 64 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 87%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 117 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 44%  

Where to go in New Zealand in June

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in June and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Christchurch in June?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 10°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in June.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

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