Australia temperatures in December

Australia in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Mount Buller with 15°C (58°F) to very high temperatures in Halls Creek with 38°C (100°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C (77°F) in Halls Creek and 6°C (43°F) in Mount Buller. December is a summer month in Australia.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Australia in December

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

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Australia?
  • Halls Creek tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 38°C (100°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 25°C (77°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Australia?
  • The coldest city in December in Australia is Mount Buller when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 15°C (58°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 6°C (43°F).

  • How much sun does Australia get in December?
  • December is generally a sunny month with an average of 265 hours of sunshine in Melbourne during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 28°C (82°F) in Darwin this month, an ideal temperature for swimming.

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