Weather in New Zealand in december 2020

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.

Weather details in december

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.



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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 is good across the board.

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.


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Climate in New Zealand in december

Climate in Auckland in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Auckland is 68°F (maximum temperature is 72°F and minimum temperature is 65°F). The climate quite good around this city in the month of december. With 3.9in over 11 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 68°F
Highest temperature 72°F
Lowest temperature 65°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(36%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 43%
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 63°F (maximum temperature is 70°F and minimum temperature is 58°F). The climate nice there in december. With about 1.6in over 8 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 63°F
Highest temperature 70°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 58°F
Rainfall 1.6in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 15:24
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more information about the climate in Christchurch in december

Climate in Queenstown in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 65°F and minimum temperature is 49°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 3.9in over 14 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 49°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(46%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 15:36
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Queenstown in december

Climate in Wellington in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 67°F and minimum temperature is 59°F (for an average temperature of 63°F). The climate quite nice around this city in this month. With 2.6in over 10 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 63°F
Highest temperature 67°F
Lowest temperature 59°F
Sea temperature 61°F
Rainfall 2.6in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(32%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 15:08
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
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 58°F (maximum temperature is 61°F and minimum temperature is 54°F). The climate is rather cool here in december, but it is tolerable by dressing warm. With 3in over 12 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 58°F
Highest temperature 61°F
Lowest temperature 54°F
Sea temperature 55°F
Rainfall 3in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 15:42
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Dunedin in december

All cities in New Zealand in december

Auckland in decembergood weather
Christchurch in decembergood weather
Queenstown in decembergood weather
Wellington in decembergood weather
Dunedin in decembertolerable weather
Hamilton in decembergood weather
Hokitika in decembertolerable weather
Invercargill in decembergood weather
Nelson in decembergood weather
Rotorua in decembergood weather
Tauranga in decembergood weather
Ashburton in decembergood weather
Balclutha in decembergood weather
Blenheim in decembergood weather
Coromandel in decembergood weather
Dargaville in decembergood weather
Gisborne in decembergood weather
Gore in decembergood weather
Greymouth in decembergood weather
Hastings in decembergood weather
Hawera in decembergood 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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