Weather in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in December

So you're interested in going to Bay of Islands, New Zealand in December

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

Temperature in Bay of Islands in December

The average maximum temperature in Bay of Islands in December is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Bay of Islands in December is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bay of Islands in December is 14°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Bay of Islands in December

The average day light hours per day in Bay of Islands in December are 14.6 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Bay of Islands in December is typically 12.7 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 Bay of Islands in December

The average sea water temperature in Bay of Islands in December is 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Bay of Islands in December

The average total rainfall in Bay of Islands in December is 1.7cm and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Bay of Islands in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bay of Islands in December is 15° 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 Bay of Islands in December is typically 83.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 80.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bay of Islands in December is typically 69.8%. The average relative humidity is 67.8% in the previous month and 65.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bay of Islands in December

The average maximum wind speed in Bay of Islands in December is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bay of Islands in December is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bay of Islands in December is from the West.

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