December weather forecast
Richmond, Canada

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Richmond, Canada, with an average temperature ranging between max 4.1°C (39.4°F) and min 0.8°C (33.4°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 4.1°C (39.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Richmond is 84%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, during December, the rain falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 197mm (7.76") of precipitation. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 199.4 days and collects up to 1439mm (56.65") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond. In Richmond, Canada, snow falls for 3.3 days, with typically accumulated 72mm (2.83") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 13.9 snowfall days, and 293mm (11.54") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 8h and 17min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Richmond, Canada.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:17 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 4:24 pm PST.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 3.8h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Richmond. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Richmond?

December is the coldest month in Richmond, Canada, with an average high-temperature of 4.1°C (39.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F).

What is the temperature in December in Richmond?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 4.1°C (39.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 0.8°C (33.4°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Richmond?

In Richmond, the average relative humidity in December is 84%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in December?

In December, in Richmond, Canada, the rain falls for 19.4 days. Throughout December, 197mm (7.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Richmond?

In Richmond, Canada, in December, snow falls for 3.3 days, with typically accumulated 72mm (2.83") of snow.

What is the water temperature in December in Richmond?

In December, the average sea temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F). Swimming in 7.7°C (45.9°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 Richmond?

December has the shortest days of the year in Richmond, with an average of 8h and 17min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in December?

In December, the average day length in Richmond is 8h and 17min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Richmond?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:17 pm. On the last day of the month, in Richmond, Canada, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 4:24 pm PST.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in December?

In Richmond, Canada, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.8h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Richmond.

How high is the UV index in December in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Richmond, Canada, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Richmond, Canada

Average temperature in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.1°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (20.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (0.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Richmond, Canada

Average pressure in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Richmond, Canada

Average wind speed in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average wind speed in December: 9.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and November (9.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Richmond, Canada

Average humidity in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Richmond, Canada

Average rainfall in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 197mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (222mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Richmond, Canada

Average rainfall days in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Richmond, Canada

Average snowfall in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 72mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (98mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Richmond, Canada

Average snowfall days in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Richmond, Canada

Average sea temperature in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 7.7°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Richmond, Canada

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 17min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 48min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Richmond, Canada

Average sunshine days in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in December: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Richmond, Canada

Average UV index in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Richmond, Canada

Average cloud cover in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in December: 60

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 60).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in December
Richmond, Canada

Average visibility in December - Richmond, Canada
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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