The Bureau of Meteorology has released the forecast for Christmas Day

While the region will experience high temperatures in the lead up to Christmas, the day the big man in the red suit comes to town should be mild with a touch of moisture in the air.

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Christmas Day forecast.

While it will reach a top of 36 degrees on Christmas Eve, Goulburn is expected to reach a maximum temperature of 22 degrees on Christmas Day.

There will be a 50 per cent chance of rain up to two millimetres and light easterly winds blowing at speeds of 15 to 20 km/h.

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Similarly, Crookwell will reach a maximum of 22 degrees on Christmas day. 

Slightly warmer, Yass can expect a maximum of 29 degrees, with a 50 per cent chance of rain and possible afternoon storms.

At Braidwood the temperature is expected to reach a maximum of 19 degrees, with a sixty per cent chance of rain.

Following on from a partially wet week, in Bowral the temperature is expected to reach 19 degrees with a 60 per cent chance of rain.

In Queanbeyan the temperature is expected to reach 24 degrees with a 60 per cent chance of rain up to three millimetres.