Best Time To Visit Canterbury

The weather of Canterbury is mild, humid and temperate with warm summers and no dry season.

  • Winters: The climate is the coldest during December, January and February. Temperatures during the night stay just above freezing and daytime temperatures average 8°Celcius.
  • Spring: Spring brings with it a pleasant climate during the months of March and April.
  • Summers: By May, Canterbury's weather dramatically improves and clearly marks the end of spring and the beginning of the summer. The hottest and most humid months are July and August.
  • Autumn: By September end, the city faces a change in climate and the temperature starts dropping. 

The best time to visit Canterbury is in the months of March to September.

11-Dec-2018
Today 11 Dec

48

42

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:0.99 m/s

Humidity:89%

Precipitation:0%

  • Wed 12 Dec
    45 | 37

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Thu 13 Dec
    41 | 35

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Fri 14 Dec
    40 | 34

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sat 15 Dec
    42 | 44

    Windy starting in the afternoon and rain overnight.

  • Sun 16 Dec
    55 | 47

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 17 Dec
    49 | 49

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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Jan

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Feb

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Mar

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Apr

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

May

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Jun

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Jul

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Aug

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Sep

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Oct

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Nov

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Dec

Average temperature: 44℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Highest temperature in Canterbury is recorded as 78.8℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Canterbury is recorded as 28.4℉ in January.

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Jan

Average Rain: 31.81 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 481.52 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 32.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 232.26 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 14.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 148.62 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 5.26 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 29.44 mm

May

Average Rain: 39.06 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 558.94 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 10.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 122.35 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 44.45 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 306.57 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 61.69 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 583.75 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 45.98 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 306.57 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 21.98 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 122.35 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 35.36 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 202.81 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 13.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 140.88 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Canterbury is 583.75 mm in August.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Canterbury is April.

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Jan

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Mar

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Apr

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

May

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jun

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Sep

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Nov

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Dec

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Most humid month in Canterbury is December.

Least humid month in Canterbury is April.

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