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Climate and Average Weather in Canterbury, New Zealand

In New Zealand you have several regions, one of which is called Canterbury. The most popular city in this region is Christchurch, whose climate data we'll examine to provide you with an overview of what weather to expect in Canterbury. For detailed climate information about other cities in the area, please refer to the section beneath the map further down the page.

In Canterbury, during the months of January, February, March and December you can expect comfortable weather, with average temperatures ranging from 20°C to 25°C. The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 11°C. However, the specific temperature can vary depending on the exact location within the region.

Additional climate insights:

  • June is the wettest month in Canterbury. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • March is the driest month.
  • The warmest month in Canterbury is February with an average maximum temperature of 22°C.
  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum daytime temperature of 11°C.
  • January is the sunniest month in Canterbury.


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Interested in the detailed Weather and Climate of Canterbury, New Zealand?

Please select a city below the map you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical climate data like humidity wind speed and water temperature.

Popular places in Canterbury, New Zealand

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