Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 6.6°C (43.9°F) and an average low of 0.7°C (33.3°F).

Temperature

In Aberdeen, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still frosty 6.6°C (43.9°F). In Aberdeen, in December, the average low-temperature is 0.7°C (33.3°F).

Rainfall

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, in December, during 18 rainfall days, 76.1mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Aberdeen, there are 194 rainfall days, and 815mm (32.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Aberdeen, in December, the average water temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 9.3°C (48.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 6.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Aberdeen. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, in December, the average high-temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.7°C (33.3°F).

How much does it rain in Aberdeen in December?

In Aberdeen, in December, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 76.1mm (3") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, the average seawater temperature in December is 9.3°C (48.7°F). Swimming in 9.3°C (48.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Aberdeen?

With an average of 6.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Aberdeen?

The average length of the day in December in Aberdeen is 6.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Aberdeen?

With an average of 1.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Aberdeen have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 1.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Aberdeen?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Aberdeen.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Aberdeen?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.6°C).

Average rainfall in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 76.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (96.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (55.1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (13 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 9.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (6.7°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 6.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

Average UV index in December - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).