Beijing
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Beijing, China

Beautiful orange evening sky above the ancient Royal Palace buildings in Beijing, China
Beautiful orange evening sky above the ancient Royal Palace buildings in Beijing, China
December is the driest month in Beijing with rainfall barely being experienced for two days and the rain gauge collecting only 2.5mm (0.1") on average throughout the entire month.
The weather is cold and freezing, with temperatures falling as low as -15°C (5°F) at night. The lowest temperature averages -7°C (19.4°F), while the highest read 3°C (37.4°F) on average. With a low humidity of 25%, December marks one of the peak winter months but still sunny and bearable with the sun up for up to nine hours per day on average.
Festivities and cultural events are held indoors, but a walk to view nature and watch the snow that occasionally comes is breathtaking. It makes a perfect time to go site seeing and visiting historical sites as crowds are minimal - most people leave for warmer cities to evade the cold.

What is the temperature in December in Beijing?

In December, in Beijing, China, the average high-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Beijing?

The average relative humidity in December in Beijing is 49%.

How much does it rain in Beijing in December?

In Beijing, during December, the rain falls for 1.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Beijing?

With an average of 9.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Beijing?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Beijing?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Beijing have in December?

In Beijing, the average sunshine in December is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Beijing?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Beijing?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Beijing, China
  • Average high temperature in December: 3.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -5.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

Average humidity in December - Beijing, China
  • Average humidity in December: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (44%).

Average rainfall in December - Beijing, China
  • Average rainfall in December: 2.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (185.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (2.7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Beijing, China
  • Average rainfall days in December: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (1.7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Beijing, China
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in December - Beijing, China
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).