December weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Norfolk Island

A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
December, the first month of the summer, in Kingston, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min. 18°C (64.4°F) and max. 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

The average high-temperature, in Kingston, is 24°C (75.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, during December, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 86mm (3.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 190 rainfall days, and 1334mm (52.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, in December, the average water temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F).
Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.4°C (72.3°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

With an average of 14h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Kingston.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in December transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Kingston?

In December, in Kingston, Norfolk Island, the average high-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Kingston in December?

In Kingston, in December, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 86mm (3.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average seawater temperature in December is 22.4°C (72.3°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22.4°C (72.3°F) water.

When are the longest days in Kingston?

With an average of 14h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Kingston.

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 14h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Kingston?

Months with the most sunshine in Kingston are January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Kingston is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kingston?

Months with the highest UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average high temperature in December: 24°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (18°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (13°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall in December: 86mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (155mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (66mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (12 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average sea temperature in December: 22.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (18.8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average daylight in December: 14h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average UV index in December: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 3).

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