Weather in Wales, United Kingdom in December

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Visiting Wales, United Kingdom in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19.8% 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 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.7 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Wales. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). December is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Wales 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 Wales in December?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19.8% 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 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.7 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Wales in December?

No, December is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (52°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Wales?

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

December has average maximum temperatures of 9°C (48°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 19.8% 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 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17.7 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Wales. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). December is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Wales warm in December?

No, Wales is too cold for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Wales in December is 9°C (48°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (52°) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

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

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Wales in December?

The average day light hours per day in Wales in December are 7.8. The sunshine percentage is 19.8% 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 Wales in December

The average maximum temperature in Wales in December is 9°C (48°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Wales in December is 4°C (38°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Wales in December

During December the average day light hours are 7.8 per day in Wales. The sunshine percentage is 19.8% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Wales in December is typically 0.5 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 Wales in December

The average sea water temperature in Wales in December is 11.3°C (52.3°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Wales in December

The average total rainfall in Wales in December is 2.1cm (0.8inches) and on average there are 17.7 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wales in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wales in December is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wales in December is typically 94.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.2% in the previous month and 95.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wales in December is typically 84.9%. The average relative humidity is 84.9% in the previous month and 85.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wales in December

The average maximum wind speed in Wales in December is typically 35KM/H (22MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 35KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wales in December is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Wales in December is from the West.

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