Salzburg
Austria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Salzburg, Austria

The scenic Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, with a far view of the historic fortress of Hohensalzburg in the distance
The scenic Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, with a far view of the historic fortress of Hohensalzburg in the distance
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Salzburg, Austria, with average temperature varying between -2.5°C (27.5°F) and 4°C (39.2°F).

Temperature

In Salzburg, Austria, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a frosty 7.8°C (46°F) in November, to a cold 4°C (39.2°F). In Salzburg, the average low-temperature is -2.5°C (27.5°F).

Rainfall

In Salzburg, during December, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 72.8mm (2.87") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 140.7 rainfall days, and 1184.2mm (46.62") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Salzburg, Austria, is December when snow falls for 13.1 days and typically aggregates up to 278mm (10.94") of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Salzburg?

In December, in Salzburg, Austria, the average high-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.5°C (27.5°F).

How much does it rain in Salzburg in December?

In December, in Salzburg, Austria, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout December, 72.8mm (2.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Salzburg?

In Salzburg, during December, snow falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 278mm (10.94") of snow.

When does it snow the most in Salzburg?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 13.1 days and typically aggregates up to 278mm (10.94") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Salzburg?

With an average of 8.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Salzburg, Austria.

How many hours of daylight does Salzburg have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Salzburg, Austria, is 8.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Salzburg?

With an average of 2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Salzburg.

How many hours of sunshine does Salzburg have in December?

In Salzburg, Austria, the average sunshine in December is 2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Salzburg?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Salzburg.

What is the UV index reading in December in Salzburg?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average high temperature in December: 4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -2.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average rainfall in December: 72.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (157.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (54.7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average snowfall in December: 278mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (278mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average daylight in December: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in December - Salzburg, Austria
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).