Christchurch International Airport

NZCH · Canterbury, New Zealand

METAR NZCH · Christchurch International Airport

28 February 09:30 LT
Wind direction of Wind direction 210° Christchurch International Airport 2/20
Wind: 11 kt, 4 beaufort

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OVC 600
METAR NZCH 272030Z AUTO 21011KT 6000 -RA OVC006/// 14/14 Q1016

METAR Christchurch International Airport - NZCH/CHC

Christchurch International Airport is a large airport in Canterbury, New Zealand. The airport is located at latitude -43.48780 and longitude 172.53396. The airport has 2 runways: 2/20 and 11/29. The ICAO airport code of this field is NZCH. The airport's IATA code is CHC. The airport is in the New Zealand FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Christchurch International Airport on February 28, 2024 09:30, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 210° with a speed of 11 kt.

Visibility is 6 km.

There are overcast clouds at an altitude of 600 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 600 ft.

Current weather is light rain. The temperature and wind chill are 14 °C. The dew point is 14 °C, the relative humidity is 100%. The air pressure at sea level is 1016 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:04 and sets at 20:20. This applies to Christchurch International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +13 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
2/20 040°-220° 2 kt 11 kt 17 %
11/29 130°-310° 11 kt 2 kt 98 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


600 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light rain
Temperature 14 °C
Dewpoint 14 °C
Rel. humidity 100%
Kp-index 2 (0-9)

Daylight period



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