Bournemouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 8.7°C (47.7°F) and an average low of 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Temperature

In Bournemouth, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - a frosty 8.7°C (47.7°F). The average low-temperature, is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Rainfall

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 100mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Bournemouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.4 days and collects up to 835.2mm (32.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Bournemouth is 11.8°C (53.2°F). Swimming in 11.8°C (53.2°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

With an average of 8.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Bournemouth.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Bournemouth are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Bournemouth?

In December, in Bournemouth, the average high-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

How much does it rain in Bournemouth in December?

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, during December, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 100mm (3.9") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Bournemouth?

In December, the average sea temperature in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 11.8°C (53.2°F). Swimming in 11.8°C (53.2°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 Bournemouth?

The month with the shortest days in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is December, with an average of 8.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Bournemouth have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 8.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bournemouth?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Bournemouth?

In December, the average sunshine is 1.9h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Bournemouth are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 8.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.2°C).

Average rainfall in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 100mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (100.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (47.8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 11.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 8.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).