Weather in New Zealand in december 2022

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.



Where to go in New Zealand in december?

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Where should you go in New Zealand in december when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in New Zealand in december ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

Since December is the wettest month of the year, it is expected to have rain in New Zealand - regardless of the destination chosen. As the intensity of the rains varies from region to region, the weather in New Zealand throughout December can be pleasant as in Christchurch and Wellington, suitable as in Oakland or unfavorable like Hokitika.

December in the North of North Island

From the outset, the weather in the north of the country seems to be dominated by the relatively abundant rainfall. In fact, by totaling the sunny days and the cloudy but dry days, we have several pleasant days - suitable for outdoor activities. Since temperatures between 16° C and 22° C favor a mild atmosphere, climatic conditions in the north of the country are acceptable.

December in the South of the North Island

The geographical location of Wellington keeps the city free from humidity and this translates into very few rainy days. As a result, the weather is dominant over the other climatic conditions and it is therefore pleasant throughout December in New Zealand. All the more so as the mild temperatures are suitable to recharge under nice conditions.

December on the Southern Coast and the West Coast of the South Island

Apart from the locality of Hokitika which faces the alternation of showers and torrential rains, the rest of the localities located on the western coast and the southern coast of the South Island enjoy a climate throughout December in Nova Scotia, New Zealand that is fairly lenient. The fresh atmosphere blends perfectly with the gentle sun to promote a feeling of well-being.

December on the East Coast of South Island

Like Wellington, the location of Christchurch allows to benefit from pleasant climatic conditions. For this reason in December, due to the low intensity of the rains, the sun makes the days already comfortable. Due to the temperatures varying between 12° C and 20° C, the days are characterized by a fresh atmosphere.




Climate in New Zealand in december

Climate in Auckland in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Auckland is 67°F (maximum temperature is 70°F and minimum temperature is 63°F). The climate quite good around this city in the month of december. With 4.2in over 5 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 67°F
Highest temperature 70°F
Lowest temperature 63°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 4.2in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 14:40
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
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 61°F (maximum temperature is 68°F and minimum temperature is 56°F). The climate nice there in december. With about 2.1in over 3 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 61°F
Highest temperature 68°F
Lowest temperature 56°F
Sea temperature 58°F
Rainfall 2.1in
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(10%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 15
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 15:24
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Christchurch in december

Climate in Dunedin in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Dunedin is 56°F (maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 54°F). The climate is rather cool here in december, but it is tolerable by dressing warm. With 3.4in over 5 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 56°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 54°F
Sea temperature 55°F
Rainfall 3.4in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 16
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 15:43
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Dunedin in december

Climate in Queenstown in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 47°F (for an average temperature of 56°F). The climate is quite cool in that locality in the month of december, but it is endurable by dressing hot. With 5.6in over 8 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your holidays. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, december is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this locality.

December
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Rainfall 5.6in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 89%
Daily sunshine hours 16
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 15:36
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Queenstown in december

Climate in Rotorua in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 72°F and minimum temperature is 56°F (for an average temperature of 63°F). The climate quite comfortable there in the month of december. With 5.9in over 8 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your vacations. But this is pretty reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a correct climate, the month of december is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city.

December
Average temperature 63°F
Highest temperature 72°F
Lowest temperature 56°F
Rainfall 5.9in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(24%)
Humidity 93%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 52%
Length of day 14:48
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Rotorua in december


All cities in New Zealand in december

Auckland in decembergood weather
Christchurch in decembergood weather
Dunedin in decembertolerable weather
Queenstown in decembertolerable weather
Rotorua in decembergood weather
Wellington in decembergood weather
Abel Tasman National Park in decembergood weather
Akaroa in decembergood weather
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in decembertolerable weather
Cape Reinga in decembergood weather
Castlepoint in decembergood weather
Cathedral Cove in decembergood weather
The Catlins in decembergood weather
Coromandel in decembergood weather
Franz Josef / Waiau in decembertolerable weather
Haast in decembertolerable weather
Hamilton in decembergood weather
Hobbiton in decembergood weather
Hokitika in decembertolerable weather
Invercargill in decembergood weather
Lake Tekapo in decembertolerable weather
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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 to go to New Zealand.


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