Average Temperatures in December for New Zealand





Average temperatures for December at cities and towns around New Zealand are listed below.

You can jump to a separate table for places on the North Island and South Island.

The tables give the month's long-term historical averages for maximum and minimum temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

North Island

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
71 57 Auckland 22 14
74 55 Gisborne 23 13
71 53 Hamilton 22 12
71 57 Kaitaia 22 14
72 51 Masterton 22 11
74 57 Napier 23 14
68 55 New Plymouth 20 13
70 53 Palmerston North 21 12
69 53 Rotorua 21 12
69 51 Taupo 21 11
72 56 Tauranga 22 14
70 55 Wanganui 21 13
65 54 Wellington 19 12
73 58 Whangarei 23 14

South Island

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 49 Alexandra 23 9
72 51 Blenheim 22 11
70 52 Christchurch 21 11
63 51 Dunedin 17 10
64 51 Hokitika 18 11
64 47 Invercargill 18 9
66 53 Kaikoura 19 12
67 45 Lake Tekapo 19 7
66 45 Manapouri - Te Anau 19 7
64 49 Milford Sound 18 9
65 45 Mt Cook, Hermitage 18 7
69 54 Nelson 21 12
67 47 Queenstown 20 8
67 48 Timaru 20 9
65 53 Westport 18 12
Reference

NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). Climate Data and Activities.

New Zealand Temperatures
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