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Melbourne weather in December (Victoria, Australia)

How is the weather in Melbourne in December? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Melbourne, December is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 24°C. But by evening, they drop to around 13°C.

Melbourne in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 63 mm for the month. Typically around 9 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 265 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, December is a prime time to visit Melbourne. January, February, March, April, October, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Melbourne climate page with graphs.

 

Melbourne, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 16°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 30%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 63 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 9 days  
HumidityHumidity 45%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 265 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 58%  

Where to go in Australia in December

Find out more about the weather in Australia and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Melbourne, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 16°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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