December weather forecast
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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The fortresses of Dubrovnik in Croatia, set on rocks surrounded by calm, clear waters
The fortresses of Dubrovnik in Croatia, set on rocks surrounded by calm, clear waters

Weather in December

The year concludes with a further dip in temperatures and shorter days as the winter sets in Dubrovnik. Precipitation decreases slightly from November, falling to 98mm (3.86"), but remains relatively high as the wet season persists. Despite lower temperatures, the sea's average temperature remains relatively warm at 15.8°C (60.4°F). The festive season combined with the Mediterranean winter weather makes December in Dubrovnik an attractive destination for travelers seeking a Christmas getaway.

Temperature

Dubrovnik in December experiences a gentle temperature dip, with average high-temperatures reducing from a moderate 15.4°C (59.7°F) in November to a cool 10.8°C (51.4°F). Dubrovnik's nights throughout December are marked by an average low temperature of 7.2°C (45°F), a minor drop from the day's high.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity in Dubrovnik is 69%.

Rainfall

In Dubrovnik, Croatia, in December, during 13 rainfall days, 98mm (3.86") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Dubrovnik, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134.6 days and collects up to 827mm (32.56") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Dubrovnik, snow does not fall in January, March through December.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).
Note: Swimming in water with a temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F) is not a pleasurable experience for the majority. As the temperature falls below 21°C (69.8°F), it becomes increasingly hard to control one's breathing.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Dubrovnik.
On the first day of December in Dubrovnik, Croatia, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 16:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:17 and sunset at 16:24 CET.

Sunshine

In Dubrovnik, Croatia, the average sunshine in December is 5.9h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Dubrovnik. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: A maximum UV index of 3 in December translates into the following recommendations:
Put precautions into practice - Ensuring skin and eye safety is a necessity. Being exposed to the midday Sun can have harmful effects due to strong UV radiation; always take precautions. Safeguard your eyes, ears, and face from sun rays with the aid of a wide-brim hat.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the average December temperature in Dubrovnik?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Dubrovnik, Croatia, during December are 10.8°C (51.4°F) and 7.2°C (45°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Dubrovnik?

In December, the average relative humidity in Dubrovnik is 69%.

How much does it rain in Dubrovnik in December?

In December, in Dubrovnik, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 98mm (3.86") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dubrovnik?

January, March through December are months without snowfall.

What is the sea temperature in December in Dubrovnik?

In Dubrovnik, Croatia, in December, the average water temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Dubrovnik?

December has the shortest days of the year in Dubrovnik, with an average of 9h and 6min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Dubrovnik have in December?

In Dubrovnik, Croatia, the average day length in December is 9h and 7min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Dubrovnik?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 16:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:17 and sunset at 16:24 CET.

How long on average sun shines in December in Dubrovnik?

In Dubrovnik, Croatia, the average sunshine duration in December is 5.9h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

How high is the UV index in December in Dubrovnik?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average temperature in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average high temperature in December: 10.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average pressure in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average pressure in December: 1019.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average wind speed in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average wind speed in December: 15.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (16.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average humidity in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average humidity in December: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

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Average rainfall in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average rainfall in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average rainfall in December: 98mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (165mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (22mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average rainfall days in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (5.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average snowfall in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average snowfall in December: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average snowfall days in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average sea temperature in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 15.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (14.2°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average sunshine days in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average sunshine days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average UV index in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average cloud cover in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average cloud cover in December: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in December
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Average visibility in December - Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Average visibility in December: 10km

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

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