Weather in Queenstown in december 2020

The weather in Queenstown in december comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout december

good weather

Weather at 6am
45°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

11%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
63°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 6pm
59°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 3am
45°F

Clear/Sunny

32%

Partly Cloudy

28%

Fog

19%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Average weather 1-10 december

Weather at 6am
43°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Cloudy

9%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Weather at 12pm
63°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Partly Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 6pm
59°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 3am
45°F

Partly Cloudy

38%

Fog

30%

Clear/Sunny

25%

Cloudy

3%

Average weather 11-20 december

Weather at 6am
45°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
35% of time

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

12%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 12pm
63°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

32%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 6pm
59°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

31%

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 3am
43°F

Partly Cloudy

33%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Fog

18%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Average weather 21-31 december

Weather at 6am
45°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Heavy rain

13%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 12pm
65°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 6pm
61°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 3am
45°F

Clear/Sunny

48%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Fog

10%


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Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Queenstown in december 2020

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Queenstown in december 2020.


Climate of Queenstown in december

The climate of Queenstown in december is good

The weather in december in Queenstown is wet (with 3.9in of precipitation over 14 days). The weather's not getting better compared to the previous month since in november there is an average of 3.3in of rainfall over 14 days.

The climate is quite cold here this month, but it is bearable by dressing warm. The thermometer averaged maximum of 65°F. On average, the recorded minimum temperature is 49°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of december in Queenstown is 56°F. These temperatures are far removed from those records observed in Queenstown in the month of december with a maximum record of 81°F in 2014 and a minimum record of 27°F in 2010. You can plan to have about 14 days with temperatures above 65°F, or 45% of time.

On average, in Queenstown, the days of december last 15:36. The sun rises at 04:52 and sunset is at 20:28.

With a correct weather, the month of december is okay (but not good) to go in that area in New Zealand.


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Seasonal average climate and temperature of Queenstown in december

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are generated from the weather statements of the past years of december.

December
Outside temperature
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 65°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Highest record temperature 81°F
(2014)
Lowest record temperature 27°F
(2010)
Number of days at +65°F 14 day(s)
(45%)
Number of days at -32°F 1 day(s)
(3%)
Wind
Wind speed 15km/h
Wind temperature 45°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(46%)
Record daily rainfall 2.6in
(2009)
Snowfall 0cm
Other climate data
Humidity 82%
Visibility 8.58km
Cloud cover 41%
UV index 4
Daily sunshine hours 14
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 04:52
Time of sunset 20:28
Length of day 15:36
Our opinion about the weather in december
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How was the weather last december?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Queenstown in december 2019:

01-12-2019
Moderate rain
40°F to 56°F
02-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 59°F
03-12-2019
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
43°F to 58°F
04-12-2019
Heavy rain
38°F to 50°F
05-12-2019
Moderate rain at times
38°F to 54°F
06-12-2019
Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder
36°F to 59°F
07-12-2019
Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder
41°F to 54°F
08-12-2019
Overcast
34°F to 43°F
09-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
29°F to 58°F
10-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
40°F to 65°F
11-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
41°F to 65°F
12-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
40°F to 68°F
13-12-2019
Light rain
45°F to 59°F
14-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 56°F
15-12-2019
Moderate rain
36°F to 50°F
16-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 58°F
17-12-2019
Overcast
40°F to 49°F
18-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
34°F to 54°F
19-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
34°F to 50°F
20-12-2019
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
40°F to 50°F
21-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 65°F
22-12-2019
Patchy light drizzle
40°F to 56°F
23-12-2019
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 63°F
24-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
41°F to 59°F
25-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
43°F to 59°F
26-12-2019
Patchy rain nearby
41°F to 63°F
27-12-2019
Light drizzle
38°F to 50°F
28-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 58°F
29-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
36°F to 61°F
30-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 67°F
31-12-2019
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 81°F

Map: other cities in New Zealand in december

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in december.

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Cities near Queenstown:

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Balclutha in decembergood weather
Dunedin in decembertolerable weather
Oamaru in decembertolerable weather
Timaru in decemberbad weather
Ashburton in decembergood weather
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Weather data for Queenstown in december:

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


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