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Lower Hutt weather in December (Wellington, New Zealand)

Curious about the December weather in Lower Hutt? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In December, Lower Hutt generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 18°C, while night temperatures can drop to 13°C.

Lower Hutt in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 80 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 222 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures February generally stands out with the best circumstances. While June tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Lower Hutt, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 15°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 46%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 80 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 25 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 222 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Wellington, New Zealand (16 KM, 9 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in December

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand 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°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 Lower Hutt, 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. With a water temperature of around 15°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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