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New Zealand precipitation in December

In New Zealand in December precipitation ranges from moderate in Akaroa with 57 mm of rainfall to heavy in Haast with 417 mm of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in New Zealand in December?

Find the average total precipitation in December for the most popular destinations in New Zealand 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 precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does New Zealand receive in December?
  • Auckland often experiences a notable amount of rain in December, with an average of about 101 mm. The city's weather is known to change unexpectedly because of these showers.

  • What is the wettest city in December in New Zealand?
  • Our data indicates that Haast holds the record for the most average rainfall with 417 mm.

  • What is the driest city in December in New Zealand?
  • Based on our records, Akaroa registers the lowest average precipitation, with only 57 mm.

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