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Visiting Waikato Region, New Zealand in December

December is one of the best months to visit Waikato Region for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

December has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46.8% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Waikato Region for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting Waikato Region in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Waikato Region in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Waikato Region.

December has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46.8% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Waikato Region in December?

Probably not, December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Waikato Region for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Waikato Region?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Waikato Region.

December has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46.8% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Waikato Region for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Waikato Region warm in December?

Yes, Waikato Region is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in December is 22°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region in December is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Waikato Region in December?

The average day light hours per day in Waikato Region in December are 14.7. The sunshine percentage is 46.8% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Waikato Region in December

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in December is 22°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region in December is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Waikato Region in December is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Waikato Region in December

During December the average day light hours are 14.7 per day in Waikato Region. The sunshine percentage is 46.8% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Waikato Region in December is typically 12.5 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Waikato Region in December

The average sea water temperature in Waikato Region in December is 17.4°C (63.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Waikato Region in December

The average total rainfall in Waikato Region in December is 5.3cm (2.1inches) and on average there are 12.3 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Waikato Region in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Waikato Region in December is 16°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Waikato Region in December is typically 86.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.8% in the previous month and 81.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Waikato Region in December is typically 70.7%. The average relative humidity is 66.4% in the previous month and 63.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Waikato Region in December

The average maximum wind speed in Waikato Region in December is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Waikato Region in December is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Waikato Region in December is from the North-Northwest.

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