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Current local time in Christchurch

Flag for New ZealandChristchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch is also known as Ōtautahi
Current TimeThursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:29:00 AM NZST
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT +12 hours
No daylight saving time at the moment
Time zone abbreviation:NZST - New Zealand Standard Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST ended on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:00 AM local daylight time.
DST starts on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
Current
conditions in
Christchurch Airport
Mostly cloudy. Cool. 50 °F
Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Description:Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Temperature:50 °FComfort Level:47 °F
Wind:7 mph from 200° South-southwestDirection North-northeast
Last update:Thu 1:00 AM NZST
48 hour
forecast
Christchurch
ThursdayFriday
MorningAfternoonEveningNightMorningAfternoonEvening
Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Numerous showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Lots of rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
50 °F52 °F57 °F58 °F58 °F62 °F60 °F
16 mphDirection Northwest18 mphDirection Northwest21 mphDirection West23 mphDirection West-northwest24 mphDirection West-southwest9 mphDirection West-southwest12 mphDirection Southwest
Weekly
forecast
Christchurch
FridaySaturdaySundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Light rain early. Mostly cloudy. Mild. Sunny. Mild. Showers early. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Sprinkles early. Decreasing cloudiness. Cool. Sprinkles early. Morning clouds. Cool. More sun than clouds. Cool.
Hi: 62 °F
Lo: 57 °F

Hi: 69 °F
Lo: 56 °F

Hi: 68 °F
Lo: 53 °F

Hi: 60 °F
Lo: 50 °F

Hi: 55 °F
Lo: 52 °F

Hi: 55 °F
Lo: 49 °F

Hi: 58 °F
Lo: 46 °F

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Sun
Sunrise at7:04 AMin direction77°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at5:53 PMin direction284°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 10 hours, 49 minutes (2 minutes, 47 seconds shorter than yesterday)
Sun in north at 12:29 PM at altitude 36° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at6:35 AM,ends at6:23 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at6:02 AM,ends at6:56 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at5:29 AM,ends at7:29 PM
Moon
Moonset at8:44 AMin direction249°West-southwestWest-southwest
Moonrise at7:04 PMin direction112°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moon in north at 1:30 AM at altitude 60° above horizon
Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 PM
Fraction illuminated: 98.2% (at 1:29 AM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 64 (New Zealand)
Area code: 3
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Coordinateslocation of Christchurch
Latitude: 43° 32' South
Longitude: 172° 37' East
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Airports
Christchurch International AirportCHC About 5 mi Northwest Northwest  
Wellington International AirportWLG About 189 mi Northeast Northeast  

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