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Here’s some information to help you in your decision: The best months for good weather in Christchurch are January, February, March, April, November and December On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December July is the coldest month of the year The rainiest months are May, June, August and October
In terms of months, this would translate to:
  • Summer – December, January, February.
  • Autumn – March, April, May.
  • Winter – June, July, August.
  • Spring – September, October, November.
The Metrocard is a way of paying for Christchurch’s public transport without rummaging for change. More to the point, the Metrocard gives you at least 25% off the fare price. This card is only worth getting if you are planning on staying in Christchurch for a while, as you have to buy the card for NZ$10 and be topped up with a minimum of NZ$10. Press Here to Buy the Card 
January is the hottest month in Christchurch with an average temperature of 18°C (64°F) and the coldest is July at 6°C (43°F). The wettest month is March with an average of 50mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in February when the average sea temperature is 16°C (61°F).
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. The Christchurch urban area lies on the South Island’s east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula. It is home to 396,700 residents, making it New Zealand’s third most-populous city behind Auckland and Wellington.

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