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Visiting Shelly Beach, Sydney, Australia in December

December is one of the best months to visit Shelly Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

December has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). December is a good month for swimming in Shelly Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Shelly Beach in one of the other best months of January, February, November, for the best beach weather.

December brings warm and sunny weather to Shelly Beach, making it a popular month for beach activities. Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving are all popular during this month, as the ocean waters are warm and teeming with marine life. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are also enjoyed by many, thanks to the consistent swell and winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Shelly Beach in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Shelly Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Shelly Beach in December?

Yes, December is a good month for swimming in Shelly Beach with warm sea temperatures 22°C (72°F).

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Is December a good time to holiday in Shelly Beach?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Shelly Beach.

December has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). December is a good month for swimming in Shelly Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Shelly Beach warm in December?

Yes, Shelly Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Shelly Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Shelly Beach in December are 14.4. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Crowds in Shelly Beach in December

December marks the beginning of the summer season in Sydney, and the crowds at Shelly Beach increase significantly. The beach is popular for end-of-year celebrations, picnics, and swimming. The Christmas and New Year holidays also bring more visitors to the beach, making it one of the busiest months of the year.

Temperature in Shelly Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 18°C (65°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Shelly Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 14.4 per day in Shelly Beach. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Shelly Beach in December is typically 13.1 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 Shelly Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Shelly Beach in December is 22.3°C (72.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Shelly Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Shelly Beach in December is 9.1cm (3.6inches) and on average there are 15 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Shelly Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Shelly Beach in December is 18°C (64°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Shelly Beach in December is typically 86.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.9% in the previous month and 88.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Shelly Beach in December is typically 67.1%. The average relative humidity is 68.1% in the previous month and 69.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Shelly Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Shelly Beach in December is typically 39KM/H (24MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 39KM/H (24MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (24MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Shelly Beach in December is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

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

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