Weather in Adelaide, Australia in December

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

December is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Adelaide. December is too cold for swimming in Adelaide for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Adelaide in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Adelaide in December

The average maximum temperature in Adelaide in December is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Adelaide 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 Adelaide in December is 15°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Adelaide in December

The average day light hours per day in Adelaide in December are 14.6 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Adelaide in December is typically 13 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 Adelaide in December

The average sea water temperature in Adelaide in December is 15.7° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Adelaide in December

The average total rainfall in Adelaide in December is 1.5cm and on average there are 9.2 rainy days in December making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Adelaide in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Adelaide in December is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Adelaide in December is typically 77.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.6% in the previous month and 75.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Adelaide in December is typically 52.8%. The average relative humidity is 53.8% in the previous month and 51.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Adelaide in December

The average maximum wind speed in Adelaide in December is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 32kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Adelaide in December is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Adelaide in December is from the South-Southwest.

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