Australia precipitation in December

In Australia in December precipitation ranges from low in Geraldton with 6.1mm (0.24 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Palmerston with 338mm (13 inches) of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in Australia in December?

Find the average total precipitation in December for the most popular destinations in Australia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it rain in Australia in December?
  • In general in December rainfall is moderate in Melbourne. By moderate you can think of between 30mm (1.2") and 90mm (3.5") of rain. This means regular wet days, but also regular dry days throughout the month.

  • What is the wettest city in December in Australia?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Palmerston with an average precipitation of 338mm (13 inches).

  • What is the driest city in December in Australia?
  • The driest place is Geraldton with an average precipitation of 6.1mm (0.24 inches) according to our data.

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