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Hamilton weather in December (Waikato, New Zealand)

Curious about the December weather in Hamilton? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Hamilton typically experiences high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 22°C. But by evening, they drop to around 14°C.

Precipitation

Hamilton in December usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 106 mm for the month. Typically around 14 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 208 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March and November generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Hamilton, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 22°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 46%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 106 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 80%  
SunshineSunshine 208 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in New Zealand in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 Hamilton, 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.

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Hamilton.

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