New Zealand weather in December 2019

  • 66°F maximum daytime temperature in December in New Zealand (Wellington)66
    66°F max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in December in New Zealand7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in December in New Zealand (Wellington)12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 54°F minimum night-time temperature in December in New Zealand (Wellington)54
    54°F min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in December in New Zealand (Wellington)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in New Zealand (Wellington)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 3.7 inches monthly rainfall in December in New Zealand (Wellington)3.7
    3.7 inches of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in New Zealand (Wellington)10
    10 (Very High) UV index
  • 59°F sea temperature in December in New Zealand (Wellington)59
    59°F sea temperature

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Expect 66°F daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in New Zealand in December. Check more long-term weather averages for New Zealand in December before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2019/2020. The December weather averages shown above are for Wellington.

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The December weather guide for New Zealand, represented by Wellington, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to New Zealand weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in New Zealand in December is a comfortable 19°C (66°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 46% of the 15 hours of daylight.

Expect 94mm (3.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 12 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (10 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around New Zealand in December is 15°C (59°F).

The weather in New Zealand in December is represented by Wellington.

New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for December 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New Zealand in December 2019. Select a month to view New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The New Zealand sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Wellington.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st December 2019 05:43 20:37
Monday, 2nd December 2019 05:42 20:38
Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 05:42 20:39
Wednesday, 4th December 2019 05:42 20:40
Thursday, 5th December 2019 05:42 20:41
Friday, 6th December 2019 05:42 20:42
Saturday, 7th December 2019 05:41 20:43
Sunday, 8th December 2019 05:41 20:44
Monday, 9th December 2019 05:41 20:45
Tuesday, 10th December 2019 05:41 20:46
Wednesday, 11th December 2019 05:41 20:47
Thursday, 12th December 2019 05:41 20:47
Friday, 13th December 2019 05:41 20:48
Saturday, 14th December 2019 05:42 20:49
Sunday, 15th December 2019 05:42 20:50
Monday, 16th December 2019 05:42 20:50
Tuesday, 17th December 2019 05:42 20:51
Wednesday, 18th December 2019 05:43 20:52
Thursday, 19th December 2019 05:43 20:52
Friday, 20th December 2019 05:43 20:53
Saturday, 21st December 2019 05:44 20:53
Sunday, 22nd December 2019 05:44 20:54
Monday, 23rd December 2019 05:45 20:54
Tuesday, 24th December 2019 05:45 20:55
Wednesday, 25th December 2019 05:46 20:55
Thursday, 26th December 2019 05:46 20:56
Friday, 27th December 2019 05:47 20:56
Saturday, 28th December 2019 05:48 20:56
Sunday, 29th December 2019 05:48 20:57
Monday, 30th December 2019 05:49 20:57
Tuesday, 31st December 2019 05:50 20:57
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