Port Douglas Weather in December

What's the weather like in Port Douglas (Queensland) in December 2023?

The climate in Port Douglas during December can be summarized as very hot and wet.

December is in the summer in Port Douglas and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Port Douglas weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.1°C 89.7°F
Nightly temperature 24.6°C 76.2°F
Average temperature 28.3°C 82.9°F
Daily sunshine 8.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 186 mm 7.3 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 28.4°C 83.1°F
Humidity 65%
Windspeed 14.4kph 9 mph

On average December is the 5th wettest month of the year in Port Douglas with around 186mm 7.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Port Douglas

Port Douglas average temperature in December

December rainfall

Port Douglas average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Port Douglas 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 Port Douglas in December 2023.

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Port Douglas weather stats

Port Douglas weather statistics
Hottest month: January 31.8°C 89.2°F
Driest month: August 27mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: October 9.1hrs
Coldest month: July 25.3°C 77.5°F
Wettest month: January 424mm 16.7ins
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