Time in Christchurch, New Zealand
The exact time in Christchurch is based on the time zones for Christchurch. We will always try to give you the exact time for Christchurch. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Christchurch might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Christchurch are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Christchurch, and falls back one hour in the fall for Christchurch. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Christchurch to improve its tourism and depend less on Christchurch's electricity supplies.
Current time and weather in Christchurch, New Zealand in other languages
Time changes DST in Christchurch
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Christchurch during 2019:
- Daylight Saving Time in Christchurch starts on:: Sunday 29 September 2019 01:00 (DST) UTC/GMT +13h
- Daylight Saving Time in Christchurch ends on: Sunday 07 April 2019 02:00 (STD) UTC/GMT +12h
Sunrise and sunset times in Christchurch
Sunrise in Christchurch is at 06:20:12 and sunset time in Christchurch is at 18:24:54.
- Length of the day in Christchurch is 12:05 hours
- Civil twilight begins at 05:51:45 and ends at 18:53:21 hours
- Nautical twilight in Christchurch begins at 05:18:19 and ends at 19:26:47 hours.
- Astronomical twilight in Christchurch begins at 04:44:12 and ends at 20:00:54 hours.
Christchurch coordinates and location in the world
Which are latitude and longitude coordinates of Christchurch in the map of the world?
- Christchurch's latitude: 43° 31' S
- Christchurch's longitude: 172° 37' E
Hotels to stay and book in Christchurch, New Zealand
If you are travelling for vacations to Christchurch and looking for to book a hotel at a good price, click on the hotels links below to find more information and details. You will find hotel rooms prices, payment methods, location and opening hours, that will help you booking the best hotel in Christchurch for your budget during your vacations.