December weather forecast and climate
Manchester, United Kingdom

A view of both the old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center
A view of both the old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center
The first month of the winter, December, is also a chilly month in Manchester, United Kingdom, with average temperature varying between 7.4°C (45.3°F) and 1.8°C (35.2°F).

Temperature

In Manchester, the average high-temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.8°C (35.2°F).

Humidity

In Manchester, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Manchester, in December, during 13.5 rainfall days, 80.7mm (3.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Manchester, United Kingdom, there are 143 rainfall days, and 828.9mm (32.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

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 in Manchester are January and 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 ordinary individuals. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Manchester?

In December, in Manchester, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.8°C (35.2°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Manchester?

In December, the average relative humidity is 87%.

How many days does it rain in December in Manchester?

In Manchester, in December, it is raining for 13.5 days, with typically 80.7mm (3.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Manchester?

In Manchester, during December, snow falls for 3 days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Manchester?

December has the shortest days of the year in Manchester, United Kingdom, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Manchester have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Manchester?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Manchester?

In December, the average sunshine in Manchester is 1.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Manchester?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Manchester, United Kingdom.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Manchester?

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.6°C).

Average humidity in December - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and October (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (85%).

Average rainfall in December - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 80.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (92.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (51.4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.7 days).

Average snowfall days in December - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3 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 daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Manchester, 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: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

Average UV index in December - Manchester, 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).

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