Adelaide - Recent December Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Adelaide, South Australia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives December data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each December. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Adelaide had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made near Adelaide city centre.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

December temperature averages by year in Adelaide
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
79 58 2020 26 14
89 63 2019 32 17
87 63 2018 30 17
82 61 2017 28 16
84 60 2016 29 15
90 65 2015 32 18
81 60 2014 27 15
83 60 2013 29 16
83 61 2012 28 16
82 61 2011 28 16
80 61 2010 27 16
Number of days in December when the temperature in Adelaide rose to at least 21 or 32 degrees Celsius
Year 21 °C
70 °F
32 °C
90 °F
2020 26 4
2019 29 14
2018 29 13
2017 28 8
2016 30 8
2015 29 17
2014 31 4
2013 27 7
2012 30 7
2011 30 6
2010 26 8

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Adelaide during December in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.254 millimeters (0.01 inches) or more.

Total rainfall for December in Adelaide
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
6 2020 0.7 19
2 2019 0.4 9
7 2018 0.8 20
6 2017 1.1 28
9 2016 3.4 87
5 2015 0.5 13
4 2014 0.3 6
7 2013 0.6 16
4 2012 0.5 12
4 2011 0.7 18
11 2010 3.4 87
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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