Canterbury
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Canterbury, United Kingdom

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Canterbury, United Kingdom, with average temperature ranging between max 8°C (46.4°F) and min 2°C (35.6°F).

Temperature

In Canterbury, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a frosty 8°C (46.4°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 2°C (35.6°F).

Rainfall

In Canterbury, in December, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 72mm (2.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Canterbury, there are 165 rainfall days, and 744mm (29.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Canterbury are January, November and December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Canterbury is December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability 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:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 Canterbury?

In Canterbury, in December, the average high-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Canterbury?

In Canterbury, in December, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 72mm (2.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Canterbury?

December has the shortest days of the year in Canterbury, United Kingdom, with an average of 8h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Canterbury, United Kingdom, is 8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Canterbury?

January, November and December, with an average of 2h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Canterbury?

The average sunshine in December in Canterbury is 2h.

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

With an average maximum UV index of 0, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Canterbury.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Canterbury?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Canterbury is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (48mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (11 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).