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This Is What The Weather Will Look Like At Your Place On Christmas Day

It will be ho, ho, hot in some parts of the country on Christmas Day while other areas will need an umbrella as Santa comes to town.

Crank the aircon and slap on the sunscreen (but have an umbrella handy,  just in case) -- the country is expecting mixed weather conditions on December 25.

Sydney and Darwin could see both sunshine and thunderstorms on the same day, while Perth and Adelaide are expected to be very hot and dry.

Here's what the weather forecast looks like where you are on Christmas Day.

Some parts of the country will want to hit the beach on Christmas. Image: Getty Images.

Queensland

There's a 95 per cent chance of rain in Brisbane for Christmas Day and temperatures will reach 25 degrees. There is a chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and it will be cloudy, with light winds throughout the day, so make sure that cracker crown is secured tightly on your head.

It will be 24 degrees on the Gold Coast with a similar chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm. Winds will pick up in the afternoon. Further north, Townsville will get to 34 degrees and sunny. 

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New South Wales

It will be a comfortable 26 degrees in Sydney, with cloudy conditions and possible showers. There were early forecasts of thunderstorms, but it is now expected the clouds will clear in the late afternoon.

It will be a nice 26 degrees in Sydney city. Image: Getty Images.

It's a similar story for Newcastle on the NSW mid-north coast, with a slight chance of showers and light afternoon winds. Further south in Wollongong, the forecast also predicts a 40 percent chance of rain, with a top of 23 degrees.

Australian Capital Territory

It's going to be a steamy 32 degrees in the nation's capital on Christmas Day, with a 20 per cent chance of showers. Canberra is also expected to be affected by areas of smoke haze, most likely in the evening.

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Victoria

There will be a partly cloudy Christmas morning in Melbourne with a chance of early fog, and the mercury will reach 23 degrees. A slight southerly will pass through in the early afternoon. It's also expected to be a little hazy at times.

Over in the Mornington Peninsula, it will be 26 degrees with winds quickening to 30 km/h throughout the day. Geelong can expect a southerly breeze in the early afternoon, and no rain despite earlier forecasts.

It will be a warm 28 degrees in Melbourne. Image: Getty Images

Tasmania

Good news for those celebrating December 25 in Hobart: there's a 100 per cent chance of Christmas in the city, according to the Bureau of Meteorology website, with a top temperature of 23 degrees.

There's also a slight chance of showers, with a southerly expected to pass through the middle of the day.

Launceston will be similar to Tassie's capital, with the mercury reaching a slightly warmer 26 degrees. And a guaranteed 100 per cent chance of Christmas in the city.

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South Australia

A bright and sunny Christmas Day is expected for Adelaide, with tops of 33 degrees.

Port Lincoln will be sunny and 27. It will be mostly sunny and 38 in Port Augusta, while it's expected to be a scorching 41 degrees in Cooper Pedy.

Northern Territory

A top of 36 degrees, there's a slight chance of a shower or two and a thunderstorm in Darwin on December 25. There will be light winds, which could pick up as the day goes on.

It will be an extremely hot 45 in Alice Springs and mostly sunny, with a 20 per cent chance of rain. The Kakadu region will get to a sweltering 41 degrees.

People in Darwin will want to hit the pool this Christmas. Image: Getty

Western Australia

It will be 36 degrees in the western capital on Wednesday and mostly sunny. There's no chance of rain in Perth but expected light winds providing a little relief to the heat. The hills may experience a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

It will be partly cloudy and 35 in Kalgoorlie and 42 in Port Hedland.

Contact Siobhan at skenna@networkten.com.au