Weather in Vancouver, Canada in December

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Visiting Vancouver, Canada in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 26.9cm (10.6inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 17.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). December is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Vancouver in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 26.9cm (10.6inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 17.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Vancouver in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, with the sea water at 8°C (46°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Vancouver?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (44°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 26.9cm (10.6inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 17.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). December is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vancouver warm in December?

No, Vancouver is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver in December is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver in December is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 6°C (44°F) in the previous month and 4°C (40°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Vancouver in December?

The average day light hours per day in Vancouver in December are 8.2. The sunshine percentage is 19% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Vancouver in December

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver in December is 7°C (44°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver in December is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 6°C (44°F) in the previous month and 4°C (40°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Vancouver in December is 3°C (37°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Vancouver in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.2 per day in Vancouver. The sunshine percentage is 19% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vancouver in December is typically 1.3 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 Vancouver in December

The average sea water temperature in Vancouver in December is 8°C (46.4°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Vancouver in December

The average total rainfall in Vancouver in December is 26.9cm (10.6inches) and on average there are 17.7 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vancouver in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vancouver in December is 3°C (38°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and 3°C (3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vancouver in December is typically 84.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vancouver in December is typically 77.4%. The average relative humidity is 75.9% in the previous month and 82.5% in the next month.

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