Weather in Newcastle, Australia in December

So you're interested in going to Newcastle, Australia in December

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

Temperature in Newcastle in December

The average maximum temperature in Newcastle in December is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Newcastle in December is 22°. The average temperature ranges is 20° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Newcastle in December is 17°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Newcastle in December

The average day light hours per day in Newcastle in December are 14.3 and there are 10.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Newcastle in December is typically 13.2 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 Newcastle in December

The average sea water temperature in Newcastle in December is 22.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Newcastle in December

The average total rainfall in Newcastle in December is 7.4cm and on average there are 10.7 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Newcastle in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Newcastle in December is 18° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Newcastle in December is typically 95%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.1% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Newcastle in December is typically 71.6%. The average relative humidity is 72.6% in the previous month and 72.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Newcastle in December

The average maximum wind speed in Newcastle in December is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Newcastle in December is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Newcastle in December is from the East-Southeast.

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