Average December Rainfall for Australian Cities





The tables below list monthly averages for rainfall during December at large cities across Australia.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when rain totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's precipitation statistics are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days City Inches Milli­metres
4 Adelaide, South Australia 1.2 30
5 Albury, New South Wales 1.6 42
7 Ballarat, Victoria 2.1 52
5 Bendigo, Victoria 1.7 43
10 Brisbane, Queensland 4.9 124
2 Bunbury, Western Australia 0.6 16
11 Cairns, Queensland 7.0 178
6 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2.2 56
15 Darwin, Northern Territory 10.9 276
5 Geelong, Victoria 1.1 27
9 Gold Coast, Queensland 5.7 146
8 Gosford, New South Wales 4.3 109
8 Hobart, Tasmania 2.2 56
December averages for total rainfall
Days City Inches Milli­metres
6 Launceston, Tasmania 1.9 47
9 Mackay, Queensland 7.3 186
7 Maitland, New South Wales 2.4 61
2 Mandurah, Western Australia 0.6 16
7 Melbourne, Victoria 2.5 64
8 Newcastle, New South Wales 2.7 69
2 Perth, Western Australia 0.3 8
7 Rockhampton, Queensland 4.7 119
1 Rockingham, Western Australia 0.3 8
8 Sydney, New South Wales 3.1 79
8 Toowoomba, Queensland 4.3 110
8 Townsville, Queensland 5.6 141
10 Wollongong, New South Wales 3.9 98
Reference

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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