Dunedin Weather in December

What's the weather like in Dunedin (Otago) in December 2023?

The climate in Dunedin during December can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

December is in the summer in Dunedin and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

Dunedin weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 16.5°C 61.7°F
Nightly temperature 9.9°C 49.8°F
Average temperature 13.2°C 55.8°F
Daily sunshine 6 hrs
Avg rainfall 67 mm 2.6 ins
Rainy days 18 days
Sea temperature 12.1°C 53.8°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 19.4kph 12 mph

On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Dunedin with around 67mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Dunedin

Dunedin average temperature in December

December rainfall

Dunedin average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Dunedin 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 Dunedin in December 2023.

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Dunedin weather stats

Dunedin weather statistics
Hottest month: January 17.7°C 63.9°F
Driest month: September 42mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: February 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 9°C 48.2°F
Wettest month: January 68mm 2.7ins
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