Airlie Beach
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Airlie Beach, Australia

December, the first month of the summer, in Airlie Beach, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 22°C (71.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Airlie Beach, during 9 rainfall days, 170mm (6.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 99 rainfall days, and 1579mm (62.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Airlie Beach, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year in Airlie Beach, with an average of 13.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Airlie Beach, the average sunshine in December is 9h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Airlie Beach. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Airlie Beach?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months.

What is the temperature in December in Airlie Beach?

In Airlie Beach, in December, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Airlie Beach?

In Airlie Beach, Australia, during December, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 170mm (6.7") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in December in Airlie Beach?

In Airlie Beach, in December, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Airlie Beach?

December has the longest days of the year in Airlie Beach, with an average of 13.3h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Airlie Beach?

In December, the average length of the day in Airlie Beach is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Airlie Beach have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Airlie Beach, Australia, is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Airlie Beach?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Airlie Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13°C).

Average rainfall in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average rainfall in December: 170mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (304mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (19mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (22°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average daylight in December: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in December - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).