December weather forecast
Baku, Azerbaijan

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The Baku city center in Azerbaijan with beautiful skyscrapers in the distance
The Baku city center in Azerbaijan with beautiful skyscrapers in the distance

Weather in December

December brings back the winter season to Baku with cold temperatures and light snow reappearing at 2mm (0.08") during the month. As the city enters its coldest season, layers of snow coat the city's architectural wonders and historic landmarks. Despite this, Baku radiates a festive atmosphere with Christmas and New Year celebrations. The city's charm remains undiminished, offering both residents and visitors a unique winter experience full of attractions and events.

Temperature

Transition into December subtly marks a drop in the average high-temperature, moderately moving from a moderate 13.5°C (56.3°F) in November to a fresh 10.2°C (50.4°F). Nighttime temperature reflects an average dip to a chilly 7.5°C (45.5°F) in December, subtly cooler than its daytime highs.

Humidity

In Baku, Azerbaijan, the average relative humidity in December is 73%.

Rainfall

In Baku, in December, during 9.1 rainfall days, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Baku, during the entire year, the rain falls for 80.8 days and collects up to 149mm (5.87") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. In December, in Baku, Azerbaijan, it is snowing for 0.7 days. Throughout December, 2mm (0.08") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Baku, there are 7.7 snowfall days, and 35mm (1.38") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).
Note: Taking a dip in 12°C (53.6°F) can be perilous. Submersion in temperatures under 10°C (50°F) triggers severe cold shock accompanied by hyperventilation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 18min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Baku, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:14. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:03 and sunset at 17:23 +04.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Baku is 5.2h.

UV index

In Baku, Azerbaijan, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The UV index of 3 in December translates into these instructions:
Take necessary precautions - Defending against sun damage is advocated. Limiting exposure to the direct Sun during midday hours can help prevent harmful UV radiation effects. Employ a wide-brim hat for potent defense against up to 50% of UV rays. Be aware! The reflective nature of snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation almost twofold.
Updated: Jan 25, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average December temperature in Baku?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Baku, is 10.2°C (50.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Baku?

In December, the average relative humidity in Baku, Azerbaijan, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Baku in December?

In December, in Baku, the rain falls for 9.1 days. Throughout December, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Baku in December?

In Baku, during December, snow falls for 0.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2mm (0.08") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Baku?

In Baku, in December, the average water temperature is 12°C (53.6°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Baku?

The month with the shortest days in Baku is December, with an average of 9h and 18min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Baku have in December?

In Baku, Azerbaijan, the average day length in December is 9h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Baku?

On the first day of December in Baku, Azerbaijan, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:14. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:03 and sunset at 17:23 +04.

How many hours of sunshine does Baku have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Baku, Azerbaijan, is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Baku?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average temperature in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average high temperature in December: 10.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7.5°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (4.6°C).

Average pressure in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average pressure in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average pressure in December: 1021.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1022.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1008.9mbar).

Average wind speed in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average wind speed in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average wind speed in December: 22.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (23.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (17.4km/h).

Average humidity in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average humidity in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average humidity in December: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (75%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July and August (54%).

Average rainfall in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average rainfall in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average rainfall in December: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (24mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (4mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average rainfall days in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (11.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.8 days).

Average snowfall in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average snowfall in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average snowfall in December: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (15mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average snowfall days in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

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).
The 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 / Average sunshine in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average sunshine days in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (15.3 days).

Average UV index in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average UV index in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average cloud cover in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average cloud cover in December: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 12).

Average visibility in December
Baku, Azerbaijan

Average visibility in December - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (9km).

Baku, Azerbaijan

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