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Ohakune weather in December (Manawatu, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Ohakune in December? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In December, Ohakune generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 10°C.

Precipitation

Ohakune in December usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 151 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

With around 210 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February and March typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Ohakune, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 151 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
SunshineSunshine 210 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Turangi, New Zealand (59 KM, 36 Miles).

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 Ohakune, 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.

Swimming
7/10
Camping
3/10

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