Weather in December
marks the beginning of winter, characterized by a significant drop in temperatures and an increase in rainfall compared to November
. The colder weather becomes pronounced throughout the country, from the lowland regions to the high-altitude areas.
In Baku, the capital city situated on the Caspian Sea coast, December sees temperatures ranging from 8°C to 11°C. The city experiences colder and shorter days, with rainfall being a common occurrence. Snowfall, while rare, can also occur during this month.
In the high-altitude regions of the Greater Caucasus range, including cities like Quba and Khinalug, temperatures can drop below freezing, averaging between -3°C to 2°C. The onset of winter is marked by snowfall in these areas, covering the landscapes in a blanket of white.
Regarding precipitation, December typically sees a further increase in rainfall compared to November, making it one of the wettest months of the year in most parts of the country. Snowfall begins to occur in the high-altitude areas, signifying the start of the snowy winter season.
Compared to the coming month, January
, December offers slightly warmer temperatures and similar levels of precipitation. It serves as a transition into the heart of the winter season, marking a significant shift from the conditions experienced during the autumn months. With its cold temperatures and increase in precipitation, December sets the stage for the colder, wetter weather that characterizes the winter season in Azerbaijan.
- Baku - December »
In Baku during December, snow falls for 0.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2mm of snow. December brings back the winter season to Baku with cold temperatures and light snow reappearing at 2mm during the month.
- Ganja - December »
In Ganja in December, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 18mm of accumulated precipitation. January, February, November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Ganja, Azerbaijan.
- Lankaran - December »
In Lankaran during December, snow falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 14mm of snow. In Lankaran during December, snow falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 14mm of snow.
- Yevlakh - December »
In Yevlakh in December, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 20mm of accumulated precipitation. On the first day of December in Yevlakh sunrise is at 07:55 and sunset at 17:25.
- Shamakhi - December »
The month with the shortest days in Shamakhi is December, with an average of 9h and 18min of daylight. On the first day of December in Shamakhi sunrise is at 07:49 and sunset at 17:19.
- Astara - December »
The month with the shortest days in Astara is December, with an average of 9h and 30min of daylight. On the first day of December in Astara, sunrise is at 07:42 and sunset at 17:24.
- Barda - December »
In Barda in December, during 1.3 snowfall days, 17mm of snow is typically accumulated. The month with the shortest days in Barda, Azerbaijan, is December, with an average of 9h and 24min of daylight.