Liverpool
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Liverpool, United Kingdom

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Liverpool, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 7.4°C (45.3°F) and an average low of 3.6°C (38.5°F).

Temperature

In Liverpool, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still chilly 7.4°C (45.3°F). In Liverpool, the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Liverpool, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout December, 65mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Liverpool, there are 194 rainfall days, and 859mm (33.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In December, snow falls for 4 days. In Liverpool, during the entire year, snow falls for 22 days.

Sea temperature

In Liverpool, the average seawater temperature in December is 9.7°C (49.5°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 7.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Liverpool.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Liverpool?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Liverpool, United Kingdom, is 7.4°C (45.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Liverpool?

In Liverpool, in December, during 18 rainfall days, 65mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Liverpool?

In December, snow falls for 4 days.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Liverpool?

In Liverpool, United Kingdom, in December, the average water temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F). Swimming in 9.7°C (49.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Liverpool?

The month with the shortest days in Liverpool is December, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Liverpool is 7.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Liverpool?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Liverpool?

In Liverpool, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in December is 1.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Liverpool?

Months with the lowest UV index in Liverpool are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in December in Liverpool?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3.6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (2.6°C).

Average rainfall in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (101mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (40mm).

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (14 days).

Average snowfall days in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 9.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 7.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).