Weather in Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada in December

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Visiting Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada in December

December has average maximum temperatures of -9°C (16°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 27% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Moraine Lake. Sea temperatures are a cold 3°C (37°F). December is too cold for swimming in Moraine Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Moraine Lake in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

December is a cold and snowy month at Moraine Lake, with the lake frozen and covered in snow. Swimming and beach activities are not possible, but visitors can enjoy winter sports like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Moraine Lake in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Moraine Lake.

December has average maximum temperatures of -9°C (16°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 27% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Moraine Lake in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Moraine Lake for any length of time, with the sea water at 3°C (37°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Moraine Lake?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Moraine Lake.

December has average maximum temperatures of -9°C (16°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 27% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Moraine Lake. Sea temperatures are a cold 3°C (37°F). December is too cold for swimming in Moraine Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Moraine Lake warm in December?

No, Moraine Lake is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -9°C (16°F). The average maximum temperature is -4°C (24°) in the previous month and -8°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -12°C (11°F). The average temperature is -7°C (19°F) in the previous month and -11°C (13°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Moraine Lake in December?

The average day light hours per day in Moraine Lake in December are 7.9. The sunshine percentage is 27% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Moraine Lake in December

The average maximum temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -9°C (16°F). The average maximum temperature is -4°C (24°F) in the previous month and -8°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -12°C (11°F). The average temperature is -7°C (19°F) in the previous month and -11°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Moraine Lake in December is -15°C (5°F). The minimum temperature is -10°C (14°F) in the previous month and -13°C (8°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Moraine Lake in December

During December the average day light hours are 7.9 per day in Moraine Lake. The sunshine percentage is 27% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Moraine Lake in December is typically 2.1 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Moraine Lake in December

The average sea water temperature in Moraine Lake in December is 3°C (37.4°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Moraine Lake in December

The average total rainfall in Moraine Lake in December is 0.8cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 3.9 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Moraine Lake in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Moraine Lake in December is -10°C (13°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -6°C (22°F) in the previous month and -9°C (-9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Moraine Lake in December is typically 92%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.5% in the previous month and 92.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Moraine Lake in December is typically 89%. The average relative humidity is 90.5% in the previous month and 89.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Moraine Lake in December

The average maximum wind speed in Moraine Lake in December is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Moraine Lake in December is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Moraine Lake in December is from the West.

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