Noumea weather in December (New Caledonia)

Looking to travel to Noumea in December? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In Noumea, December is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 27°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 22°C.

Noumea in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 89 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 11 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 264 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, December is a great time to visit. June, July, August, September, October, November and December generally stand out with best weather. While March tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Noumea, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 22.2°C  
Max Temperature 26.9°C  
Water Temperature 25°C  
Chance of Rain 38%  
Precipitation 89 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 75%  
Windspeed 18 km/h  
Sunshine 264 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in New Caledonia in December

Find out more about the weather in New Caledonia in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Noumea in December?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. ​ With a water temperature of around 25°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear. ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Noumea.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to New Caledonia? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in New Caledonia. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.