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Visiting Yukon, Canada in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (37°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.6% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14 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 Yukon. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (44°F). December is too cold for swimming in Yukon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Yukon in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (37°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.6% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14 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 Yukon in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Yukon for any length of time, with the sea water at 7°C (44°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Yukon?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (37°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.6% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14 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 Yukon. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (44°F). December is too cold for swimming in Yukon for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Yukon warm in December?

No, Yukon is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Yukon in December is 3°C (37°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Yukon in December is 0°C (33°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Yukon in December?

The average day light hours per day in Yukon in December are 8.2. The sunshine percentage is 22.6% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Yukon in December

The average maximum temperature in Yukon in December is 3°C (37°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Yukon in December is 0°C (33°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Yukon in December is -2°C (28°F). The minimum temperature is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and -3°C (27°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Yukon in December

During December the average day light hours are 8.2 per day in Yukon. The sunshine percentage is 22.6% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Yukon in December is typically 1.1 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 Yukon in December

The average sea water temperature in Yukon in December is 6.7°C (44.1°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Yukon in December

The average total rainfall in Yukon in December is 7.4cm (2.9inches) and on average there are 14 rainy days in December making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Yukon in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Yukon in December is 0°C (32°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 3°C (37°F) in the previous month and -0°C (-0°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Yukon in December is typically 91.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.1% in the previous month and 92.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Yukon in December is typically 83%. The average relative humidity is 81.9% in the previous month and 84.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Yukon in December

The average maximum wind speed in Yukon in December is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Yukon in December is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Yukon in December is from the South.

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