Gisborne Weather in December

What's the weather like in Gisborne, New Zealand in December?

The climate in Gisborne during December can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

December is in the summer in Gisborne and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 11°C (53°F) is normal.

Gisborne weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 22.6°C 72.7°F
Nightly temperature 11.4°C 52.5°F
Average temperature 17°C 62.6°F
Daily sunshine 7.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 87 mm 3.4 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 17.9°C 64.2°F
Humidity 70%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Gisborne with around 87mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Gisborne

December rainfall

December hourly sunshine

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 December 2018.

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Gisborne weather stats

Gisborne weather statistics
Hottest month: January 24°C 75.2°F
Driest month: November 69mm 2.7ins
Sunniest month: January 8.2hrs
Coldest month: July 12.9°C 55.2°F
Wettest month: June 156mm 6.1ins
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