Average December Rainfall for Australian Cities





The tables below list monthly averages for rainfall during December at large cities across Australia.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when rain totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's precipitation measurements are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1991 to 2020.

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days City Inches Milli­metres
4 Adelaide, South Australia 1.1 28
5 Albury, New South Wales 1.7 43
6 Ballarat, Victoria 1.8 46
5 Bendigo, Victoria 1.5 39
8 Brisbane, Queensland 4.8 122
2 Bunbury, Western Australia 0.6 16
8 Bundaberg, Queensland 4.6 118
11 Cairns, Queensland 7.5 190
6 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2.7 68
10 Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 5.6 143
15 Darwin, Northern Territory 11.0 279
5 Geelong, Victoria 1.1 29
9 Gold Coast, Queensland 5.3 135
9 Gosford, New South Wales 4.7 120
December averages for total rainfall
Days City Inches Milli­metres
7 Hobart, Tasmania 2.1 54
6 Launceston, Tasmania 1.9 48
9 Mackay, Queensland 6.6 167
7 Maitland, New South Wales 2.7 68
2 Mandurah, Western Australia 0.6 15
6 Melbourne, Victoria 2.1 53
8 Newcastle, New South Wales 2.7 68
2 Perth, Western Australia 0.4 10
7 Rockhampton, Queensland 3.8 96
8 Sydney, New South Wales 2.9 73
8 Toowoomba, Queensland 4.0 102
7 Townsville, Queensland 4.8 122
8 Wollongong, New South Wales 3.0 75
Reference

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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