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Visiting Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Australia in December

December is one of the best months to visit Coolangatta 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 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.1cm (5.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). December is a good month for swimming in Coolangatta Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Coolangatta Beach in one of the other best months of September, October, November, for the best beach weather.

In December, the weather at Coolangatta Beach is warm and sunny, with occasional rain showers. Swimming and sunbathing are popular activities during this month, as the water temperature is warm and inviting. Surfing conditions remain consistent, with good swells and winds for experienced surfers. Snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are also popular activities in December, thanks to the warm water and favorable wind conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Coolangatta Beach in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.1cm (5.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Coolangatta Beach in December?

Yes, December is a good month for swimming in Coolangatta Beach with warm sea temperatures 25°C (77°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Coolangatta Beach?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.1cm (5.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). December is a good month for swimming in Coolangatta Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Coolangatta Beach warm in December?

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

The average maximum temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Coolangatta Beach in December?

The average day light hours per day in Coolangatta Beach in December are 13.9. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Coolangatta Beach in December

December is the beginning of the peak summer season at Coolangatta Beach, and the crowds start to increase significantly. The Christmas and New Year holidays, as well as the school holidays, result in a large number of beachgoers. The beach can be quite busy during this month, but there's still enough space to enjoy the sun and surf.

Temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December

The average maximum temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 19°C (67°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Coolangatta Beach in December

During December the average day light hours are 13.9 per day in Coolangatta Beach. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Coolangatta Beach in December is typically 13.9 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 Coolangatta Beach in December

The average sea water temperature in Coolangatta Beach in December is 24.9°C (76.8°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Coolangatta Beach in December

The average total rainfall in Coolangatta Beach in December is 15.1cm (5.9inches) and on average there are 11.5 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Coolangatta Beach in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Coolangatta Beach in December is 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 21°C (21°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Coolangatta Beach in December is typically 90.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.7% in the previous month and 90.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Coolangatta Beach in December is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 73% in the previous month and 74.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Coolangatta Beach in December

The average maximum wind speed in Coolangatta Beach in December is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Coolangatta Beach in December is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Coolangatta Beach in December is from the North-Northeast.

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