Weather & Climate
Weather on New Zealand’s South Island is comparable to that in the
Northeast U.S November and December are comparable to May and June; January and
February are the best time to enjoy the region’s summer weather, comparable to
July and August; and March and April are comparable to September and October.
The following chart of average temperatures in Christchurch will help you to
prepare for your tour.
Average Daily Temperature (High/Low)
||71 / 54
||21 / 12|
||69 / 54
||20 / 12|
||67 / 52
||19 / 11|
||62 / 46
||16 / 7|
||56 / 41
||13 / 5|
||67 / 51
||19 / 10|
*The above are average temperatures. Actual temperatures may vary depending on developing weather patterns. Please consult a newspaper, the Internet, or a local tourism office prior to your departure for current weather information.