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Queenstown weather in December (Tasmania)

Looking to travel to Queenstown in December? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In December, Queenstown generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 18°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 9°C.

Precipitation

Queenstown in December usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 167 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January and February typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August, September and October tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Queenstown, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 167 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 63%  

Where to go in Tasmania in December

Find out more about the weather in Tasmania 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 Queenstown, 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
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

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

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Tasmania? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Tasmania. 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.