Baku
Azerbaijan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Baku, Azerbaijan

A view of the Baku city center in Azerbaijan with beautiful skyscrapers in the distance
A view of the Baku city center in Azerbaijan with beautiful skyscrapers in the distance
The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Baku, Azerbaijan, with average temperature fluctuating between 4.8°C (40.6°F) and 9.7°C (49.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderate 13.5°C (56.3°F) in November, to a frosty 9.7°C (49.5°F). In Baku, in December, the average low-temperature is 4.8°C (40.6°F).

Rainfall

In Baku, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1") of precipitation. In Baku, during the entire year, the rain falls for 49 days and collects up to 210mm (8.3") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January, February and December.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).
Note: Swimming in 12°C (53.6°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Baku, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 1, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Baku. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 Baku?

In Baku, in December, the average high-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.8°C (40.6°F).

How much does it rain in Baku in December?

In Baku, Azerbaijan, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1") of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Baku?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, there are 3 snowfall days.

How cold is the water in December in Baku?

In Baku, Azerbaijan, in December, the average water temperature is 12°C (53.6°F). Swimming in 12°C (53.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Baku?

With an average of 9.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Baku.

How many hours of daylight does Baku have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Baku, Azerbaijan, is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Baku have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Baku is 3.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Baku?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Baku, Azerbaijan, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Baku?

In Baku, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average high temperature in December: 9.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 4.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2°C).

Average rainfall in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average rainfall in December: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (30mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (2mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, October, November and December (6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1 days).

Average snowfall days in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average sea temperature in December: 12°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (8°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average daylight in December: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.9h).

Average UV index in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).