Best Time To Visit Canterbury - Time To Go To 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.

Climate in Canterbury

Know weather for your travel dates:

16-Jul-2018
Today 16 Jul

73

57

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:5.17 m/s

Humidity:64%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Tue 17 Jul
    73 | 57

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Wed 18 Jul
    76 | 61

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 19 Jul
    74 | 63

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Fri 20 Jul
    74 | 61

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 21 Jul
    77 | 64

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Sun 22 Jul
    78 | 62

    Mostly cloudy overnight.

Month wise Weather in Canterbury

Average Temperature in Canterbury by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
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.

Average Rain in Canterbury by Month (in mm)

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  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
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.

Average Humidity in Canterbury by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
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.

Best time to visit Canterbury Attractions in July