New Zealand in december: average weather and climate, where to go?

How are weather conditions in New Zealand in december? Is it the best time to go to Invercargill and Dunedin? Check out weather averages and our opinion below.

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Weather in New Zealand in december 2017

Here, find the the weather forecast for the month of december for most popular cities in New Zealand. These forecasts are probabilities for december from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in december in Auckland

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy27%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny32%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Auckland in december

Average weather in december in Christchurch

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times14%

Cloudy9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times17%

Cloudy10%

More information about the weather in Christchurch in december

Average weather in december in Wellington

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times15%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Wellington in december

Average weather in december in Dunedin

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times16%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain12%

More information about the weather in Dunedin in december

Average weather in december in Hamilton

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

FogFog
38% of time

Clear/Sunny19%

Heavy rain16%

Moderate rain at times15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny37%

Heavy rain13%

Partly Cloudy7%

More information about the weather in Hamilton in december

Average weather in december in Hokitika

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Heavy rain22%

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain17%

Partly Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain18%

Partly Cloudy13%

More information about the weather in Hokitika in december

Average weather in december in Invercargill

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain12%

More information about the weather in Invercargill in december

Average weather in december in Nelson

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times15%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times35%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Nelson in december

Average weather in december in Queenstown

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Heavy rain18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
48% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Queenstown in december

Average weather in december in Rotorua

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 13°C

FogFog
31% of time

Clear/Sunny20%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Clear/Sunny34%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain11%

More information about the weather in Rotorua in december

Average weather in december in Tauranga

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny32%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Tauranga in december


Where to go in New Zealand in december?

Where to go in New Zealand in december: destination map

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warning in december the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

You are lucky: It is not perfect, however, the weather in New Zealand that month should be quite good in Nelson, Christchurch and Wellington. I allows to savor sightseeing in these locations. And even why not take a little time to lazing in the sun!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example to go sightseeing, the cities of Tauranga, Queenstown, Auckland, Hamilton, Dunedin, Rotorua and Invercargill have a just ok weather for that in december. Finally, we advise you to avoid you get because the climate is rather unfavorable.


Climate in New Zealand in december

Climate in Auckland in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Auckland is 19°C (maximum temperature is 22°C and minimum temperature is 17°C). The climate quite good around this city in the month of december. With 144mm over 15 days, rainfall can happen during your holidays. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not good month) for traveling in that area.

December
Average temperature 19°C
Highest temperature 22°C
Lowest temperature 17°C
Sea temperature 18.8°C
Rainfall 144mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(47%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 14:40
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Auckland in December

Climate in Christchurch in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Christchurch is 16°C (maximum temperature is 21°C and minimum temperature is 11°C). The climate nice there in december. With about 60mm over 9 days, rainfall is infrequent for your journey.
With a good climate, the month of december is an advisable month to go in this city.

December
Average temperature 16°C
Highest temperature 21°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Sea temperature 14.5°C
Rainfall 60mm
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(30%)
Humidity 87%
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 15:24
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more information about the climate in Christchurch in December

Climate in Wellington in December

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 20°C and minimum temperature is 15°C (for an average temperature of 17°C). The climate quite nice around this city in this month. With 96mm over 12 days, you will experience some showers during your holidays. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good climate, december is a good month to go in this locality.

December
Average temperature 17°C
Highest temperature 20°C
Lowest temperature 15°C
Sea temperature 16.1°C
Rainfall 96mm
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(40%)
Humidity 87%
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 15:08
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more information about the climate in Wellington in December

Climate in Dunedin in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Dunedin is 14°C (maximum temperature is 17°C and minimum temperature is 11°C). The climate is rather cool here in december, but it is tolerable by dressing warm. With 109mm over 15 days, rain may occur for your vacations. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct weather, the month of december is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in this city.

December
Average temperature 14°C
Highest temperature 17°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Sea temperature 12.8°C
Rainfall 109mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(48%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 40%
Length of day 15:42
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Dunedin in December

Climate in Hamilton in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Hamilton is 18°C (maximum temperature is 22°C and minimum temperature is 14°C). The climate good in this city in the month of december. With 153mm over 19 days, rain may occur for your holidays. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a correct weather, december is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in that area.

December
Average temperature 18°C
Highest temperature 22°C
Lowest temperature 14°C
Rainfall 153mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 95%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 14:45
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Hamilton in December

Weather data for New Zealand in december:

Weather data for New Zealand in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in New Zealand. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in New Zealand can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit New Zealand.


All cities in New Zealand in december

Auckland in decembertolerable weather
Christchurch in decembergood weather
Wellington in decembergood weather
Dunedin in decembertolerable weather
Hamilton in decembertolerable weather
Hokitika in decemberbad weather
Invercargill in decembertolerable weather
Nelson in decembergood weather
Queenstown in decembertolerable weather
Rotorua in decembertolerable weather
Tauranga in decembertolerable weather

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