Weather in New South Wales, Australia in December

So you're interested in going to New South Wales, Australia in December

December is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in New South Wales. December is a good month for swimming in New South Wales with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting New South Wales in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in New South Wales in December

The average maximum temperature in New South Wales in December is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in New South Wales in December is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New South Wales in December is 16°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in New South Wales in December

The average day light hours per day in New South Wales in December are 14.2 and there are 9.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in New South Wales in December is typically 13.4 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New South Wales in December

The average sea water temperature in New South Wales in December is 20.4° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in New South Wales in December

The average total rainfall in New South Wales in December is 20.2cm and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New South Wales in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New South Wales in December is 16° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New South Wales in December is typically 83.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.4% in the previous month and 83.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New South Wales in December is typically 62.9%. The average relative humidity is 63.5% in the previous month and 62.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New South Wales in December

The average maximum wind speed in New South Wales in December is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New South Wales in December is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in New South Wales in December is from the South East.