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Visiting Pukaskwa National Park, Great Lake Superior, Canada in December

December has average maximum temperatures of -5°C (23°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 25% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park. Sea temperatures are a cold 5°C (41°F). December is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

December is marked by cold temperatures, snow, and a frozen Lake Superior. Swimming and water activities are not possible during this month. Winter enthusiasts can enjoy activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating on the frozen lake. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Pukaskwa National Park in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park.

December has average maximum temperatures of -5°C (23°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 25% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Pukaskwa National Park in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, with the sea water at 5°C (41°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Pukaskwa National Park?

No, December is not a good time for a holiday in Pukaskwa National Park.

December has average maximum temperatures of -5°C (23°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 25% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 4.9cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park. Sea temperatures are a cold 5°C (41°F). December is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Pukaskwa National Park warm in December?

No, Pukaskwa National Park is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -5°C (23°F). The average maximum temperature is 2°C (36°) in the previous month and -8°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -9°C (15°F). The average temperature is -1°C (30°F) in the previous month and -13°C (9°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Pukaskwa National Park in December?

The average day light hours per day in Pukaskwa National Park in December are 8.4. The sunshine percentage is 25% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Pukaskwa National Park in December

December is a winter month in Pukaskwa National Park, with cold temperatures and snow covering the beach. Swimming and sunbathing are not possible during this time, so the beach remains mostly empty. Christmas and New Year's holidays occur in December, but they do not have a significant impact on beach crowds since it is still too cold for beach activities.

Temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December

The average maximum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -5°C (23°F). The average maximum temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and -8°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -9°C (15°F). The average temperature is -1°C (30°F) in the previous month and -13°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -14°C (7°F). The minimum temperature is -4°C (24°F) in the previous month and -18°C (0°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Pukaskwa National Park in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.4 per day in Pukaskwa National Park. The sunshine percentage is 25% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Pukaskwa National Park in December is typically 0.9 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 Pukaskwa National Park in December

The average sea water temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in December is 5°C (41°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in December

The average total rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in December is 4.9cm (1.9inches) and on average there are 14.6 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Pukaskwa National Park in December is -6°C (21°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and -10°C (-10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in December is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.7% in the previous month and 92.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in December is typically 85.1%. The average relative humidity is 84.1% in the previous month and 82.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Pukaskwa National Park in December

The average maximum wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in December is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in December is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Pukaskwa National Park in December is from the North.

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