Queenstown weather in December (Tasmania)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Queenstown in December lies at 16.8°C (62.24°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 5.6°C (42.08°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is high with an average of 94mm (3.7 inchec). There are generally around 15 rainy days.


Queenstown, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 5 °C  
Max Temperature 16 °C  
Chance of Rain 53%  
Precipitation 94mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 63% *  

Where to stay in Queenstown


Where to go in Tasmania in December

Find out more about the weather in Tasmania 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Queenstown should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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