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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is also a frosty month in Vancouver, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 0.8°C (33.4°F) and 6.3°C (43.3°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F), Diciembre is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Diciembre, the average relative humidity is 80.9%.

Rainfall

In Diciembre, the rain falls for 18.4 days. Throughout Diciembre, 148.3mm (5.84") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Vancouver, there are 165.1 rainfall days, and 1153.1mm (45.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Enero through Abril, Octubre through Diciembre are months with snowfall in Vancouver. The month with the most snowfall is Diciembre when snow falls for 2.8 days and typically aggregates up to 148mm (5.83") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Vancouver, Canada, the average water temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 7.7°C (45.9°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

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Vancouver is Diciembre, with an average of 1.8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Vancouver are Enero, Febrero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In Diciembre, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the coldest month in Vancouver?

With an average high-temperature of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F), Diciembre is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Vancouver?

The average high-temperature, in Diciembre, in Vancouver, is 6.3°C (43.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 0.8°C (33.4°F).

What is the average humidity in Diciembre in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average relative humidity in Diciembre is 80.9%.

How much does it rain in Vancouver in Diciembre?

In Diciembre, in Vancouver, Canada, the rain falls for 18.4 days. Throughout Diciembre, 148.3mm (5.84") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in Diciembre in Vancouver?

In Diciembre, it is snowing for 2.8 days. Throughout Diciembre, 148mm (5.83") of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Vancouver?

The month with the most snowfall in Vancouver, Canada, is Diciembre when snow falls for 2.8 days and typically aggregates up to 148mm (5.83") of snow.

What is the water temperature in Diciembre in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 7.7°C (45.9°F). Swimming in 7.7°C (45.9°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 Vancouver?

With an average of 8.3h of daylight, Diciembre has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Vancouver?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Vancouver is 8.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Vancouver?

The month with the least sunshine in Vancouver is Diciembre, with an average of 1.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average sunshine in Diciembre is 1.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Vancouver?

Enero, Febrero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Vancouver.

What is the UV index reading in Diciembre in Vancouver?

In Diciembre, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.3°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (0.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 80.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (61.4%).

Average rainfall in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 148.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (185.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (35.6mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 148mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (148mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

Average UV index in December - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).