Canberra
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Canberra, Australia

View of Kings
View of Kings' Avenue in Canberra, Australia, with a far view of the Australian/American Memorial site
The first month of the summer, December, is a moderately hot month in Canberra, Australia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11.4°C (52.5°F) and an average high of 26.1°C (79°F).

Temperature

In Canberra, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 22.7°C (72.9°F) in November, to a warm 26.1°C (79°F). In Canberra, Australia, in December, the average low-temperature is 11.4°C (52.5°F).

Rainfall

In Canberra, in December, it is raining for 7.8 days, with typically 53.8mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Canberra, Australia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 616.6mm (24.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

December has the longest days of the year in Canberra, with an average of 14.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 9.4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Canberra, Australia. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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.

What is the temperature in December in Canberra?

In Canberra, in December, the average high-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.4°C (52.5°F).

How much does it rain in Canberra in December?

In December, in Canberra, the rain falls for 7.8 days. Throughout December, 53.8mm (2.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Canberra?

With an average of 14.5h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Canberra, Australia.

How many hours of daylight does Canberra have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Canberra, Australia, is 14.5h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Canberra?

The average sunshine in December in Canberra, Australia, is 9.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Canberra?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Canberra, Australia.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Canberra?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Canberra, Australia, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Canberra, Australia
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-0.1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall in December: 53.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (64.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (40.4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Canberra, Australia
  • Average daylight in December: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9.4h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in December - Canberra, Australia
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).