General information about Christchurch
Country New Zealand
Region Canterbury E9
Region 2Christchurch City 060
Population 363,926
Visitors 1,700,000/Year
Time Zone Pacific/Auckland
Cost of living in Christchurch
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 338 379
Food 238 462
Transportation 57 192
Communications and utilities 105 113
Clothing 23 86
Sports and leisure 25 80
Total 785 1,312
Accommodation in Christchurch USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 341
Shared room in city centre 382
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 593
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 709
Coordinates of Christchurch
Time Zone Pacific/Auckland
GMT +13
DST +12
Latitude -43.533330000
Longitude 172.633330000
Elevation (STRM3) 14 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Christchurch

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 14 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 64 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 6 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 2 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 5 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 16 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 71 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 43 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 21,445 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 40 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 8 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 67 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 98 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 91 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 887 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 742 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,434 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,280 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 129 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 57 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,391 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,176 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,854 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Christchurch

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 26 31 31 35 36 42 34 30 27 23 23 23 42
Average high °C 15 17 19 21 23 22 21 18 15 12 11 13 17
Average temperature °C 10 12 14 16 18 17 16 13 10 7 7 8 12
Average low °C 5 7 9 11 12 12 10 8 5 2 2 3 7
Record low °C 0 0 0 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rain Days 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 9 11 12 12 11 116
Snow Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fog Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Average precipitation Mm. 40 40 40 50 50 40 50 50 60 60 60 50 590
Relative humidity % 75 75 70 70 75 75 75 80 85 85 85 80 78
Relative humidity morning % 80 79 78 79 81 86 86 89 91 92 92 88 85
Relative humidity evening % 62 59 60 58 55 59 61 63 66 69 69 67 62
Wind speed Km/h 10 11 11 12 12 11 10 8 9 8 8 9 10
Monthly sunshine Hours 170 204 224 220 238 195 191 163 140 117 127 154 2141
Day Length Hours 12 14 15 16 16 14 13 11 10 10 10 11 13
Dew point °C 5 5 7 8 10 10 9 7 5 2 2 3 73
Growing degree-day °C 6 68 123 189 233 201 171 81 0 0 0 0 1071
Atmosphere pressure Bar 1014 1012 1010 1011 1012 1015 1015 1014 1013 1013 1013 1014 12156
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 13 18 22 23 23 20 16 10 7 5 6 9 14
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Christchurch - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
6 kmChristchurch International AirportChristchurchL
88 kmTimaru AirportM
101 kmHokitika AirfieldM
125 kmOamaru AirportM
126 kmMount Cook AirportM
128 kmGlentanner AirportGlentanner StationM
134 kmPukaki AirportTwitzelM
135 kmWestport AirportM
153 kmWoodbourne AirportBlenheimM
157 kmNelson AirportNelsonM

Cities close to Christchurch

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   Month1-101-101-10
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363 km New ZealandBay of PlentyRotorua65,901
170 km New ZealandWellingtonPetone6,609
139 km New ZealandNelsonNelson59,200
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