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Weather & Climate

Christchurch city has a temperate, relatively dry climate, with fewer rainfall days than New Zealand's other major cities. Christchurch's climate is comfortable all year round, although winter nights can be a bit cold.

Frosts are common, but after a frosty morning Christchurch usually enjoys a bright, sunny day with little or no wind. Warm north westerly winds are possible at any time of year, but usually during the summer months of December, January and February.

The average temperature of Christchurch in January is 22.5°C (72.5°F) and 11.3°C (52.3°F) in July. Temperatures in summer are often cooled down by sea breezes.

Winter temperatures often fall below 0°C (32°F) at night and there are on average 70 days of frost per year. Snow falls are usually expected once or twice a year on the hill suburbs of Christchurch and about once every second year on the plains.

On average, Christchurch has 2100 hours of sunshine per year. The average annual rainfall for Christchurch is 648mm.


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What would you like to see next?

We have a large range of Accommodation to cater for all travellers. These include En-suite Cabins and Studio Units for the budget conscious, One Bedroom  Motels and Two Bedroom  Motels for families and corporate travellers. For the more discerning guests a Deluxe Motel. Powersites for Campervans and Caravans, as well as Tent sites.

We are more than happy to answer any questions, or offer any advice for your stay in our garden city, Christchurch.

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308 Blenheim Road
Upper Riccarton
New Zealand
Phone/Fax - (03) 348 3327
Reservations - 0800 348 308


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