Gold Coast Weather in December

What's the weather like in Gold Coast (Queensland) in December 2023?

The climate in Gold Coast during December can be summarized as hot and wet.

December is in the summer in Gold Coast and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

Gold Coast weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 27.8°C 82°F
Nightly temperature 18.8°C 65.8°F
Average temperature 23.3°C 73.9°F
Daily sunshine 8.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 153 mm 6 ins
Rainy days 12 days
Sea temperature 25.1°C 77.1°F
Humidity 62%
Windspeed 15.5kph 10 mph

On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Gold Coast with around 153mm 6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Gold Coast

Gold Coast average temperature in December

December rainfall

Gold Coast average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Gold Coast average rain in December

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Gold Coast in December 2023.

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Gold Coast weather stats

Gold Coast weather statistics
Hottest month: January 28.1°C 82.6°F
Driest month: September 45mm 1.8ins
Sunniest month: August 8.7hrs
Coldest month: July 20.1°C 68.2°F
Wettest month: February 238mm 9.4ins
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