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Weather

Weather

Compared to other major centres in New Zealand, Christchurch is known for its dry, stable and temperate weather. 

Find out more here.

Christchurch

22°C / 71F 12°C / 53F
Summer & Winter Average Temperature
2143
Sunshine Hours Per Year
648mm
Rainfall Average Per Year

Auckland

23°C / 73F 14°C / 57F
Summer & Winter Average Temperature
2060
Sunshine Hours Per Year
1240mm
Average Rainfall Per Year

Wellington

20°C / 68F 9°C / 48F
Summer & Winter Average Temperature
2025
Sunshine Hours Per Year
1249mm
Average Rainfall Per Year

Seasons

Canterbury’s climate is known for how mild it is - and famous for its ability to offer you the beauty of all four seasons. The Garden City of Christchurch and it’s region of Canterbury, offers filmmakers an off-season destination, just in time delivery for Northern hemisphere markets. Our ability to mimic most foreign film destinations is second to none - definitely a film-friendly location you can rely on.

Spring (September - November)

16-19°C 61-66F
Average Daytime Temp

Summer (December - February)

20 - 25°C 68 - 77F
Average Daytime Temp

Autumn (March - May)

17 - 21°C 62 - 70F
Average Daytime Temp

Winter (June - August)

12 - 16°C 53 - 71F
Average Daytime Temp

See what the seasons look like in our galleries below.

Get In Touch

We are here to help you and your next project. If you need access, have any questions or just want to start a conversation on how we could collaborate as the screen office, get in touch now.

welcome@screencanterbury.nz

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Petrina D’Rozario
Petrina D’Rozario
Screen CanterburyNZ Manager
Helen Castelow
Screen Facilitator
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