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Current local time in Christchurch

Flag for New ZealandChristchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch is also known as Ōtautahi
Current TimeThursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:49:15 PM 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
Description:Cool.
Temperature:61 °FComfort Level:61 °F
Wind:8 mph from 220° SouthwestDirection Northeast
Last update:Thu 2:30 PM NZST
48 hour
forecast
Christchurch
ThursdayFridaySaturday
EveningNightMorningAfternoonEveningNightMorningAfternoon
Passing clouds. Cool. Passing clouds. Cool. More clouds than sun. Cool. More clouds than sun. Mild. Mostly clear. Cool. Mostly clear. Chilly. Sunny. Chilly. Sunny. Cool.
52 °F54 °F58 °F66 °F49 °F43 °F42 °F59 °F
8 mphDirection Southwest10 mphDirection South17 mphDirection South-southwest17 mphDirection South-southeast4 mphDirection North-northeast9 mphDirection Southeast9 mphDirection Southeast5 mphDirection South-southeast
Weekly
forecast
Christchurch
FridaySaturdaySundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
Mostly sunny. Mild. Mostly sunny. Cool. High level clouds. Cool. Showers late. Decreasing cloudiness. Cool. Showers late. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Light rain early. Morning clouds. Cool. High level clouds. Cool.
Hi: 66 °F
Lo: 48 °F

Hi: 59 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 59 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 55 °F
Lo: 41 °F

Hi: 49 °F
Lo: 41 °F

Hi: 56 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 56 °F
Lo: 42 °F

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Sun
Sunrise at7:12 AMin direction73°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at5:42 PMin direction287°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 10 hours, 30 minutes (2 minutes, 41 seconds shorter than yesterday)
Sun in north at 12:28 PM at altitude 34° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at6:43 AM,ends at6:12 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at6:09 AM,ends at6:45 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at5:36 AM,ends at7:19 PM
Moon
Moonrise at1:06 AMin direction104°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moonset at2:44 PMin direction259°WestWest
Moon in north at 7:59 AM at altitude 55° above horizon
Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:15 PM
Fraction illuminated: 30.1% (at 2:49 PM)
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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