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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Split, Croatia

An aerial panorama of Split, Croatia with the view of the Dalmatia waterfront and a distant mountain
An aerial panorama of Split, Croatia with the view of the Dalmatia waterfront and a distant mountain
December, the first month of the winter, in Split, is also a fresh month, with average temperature ranging between min 6°C (42.8°F) and max 11.5°C (52.7°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a mild 14.9°C (58.8°F) in November, to a fresh 11.5°C (52.7°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

Rainfall

In Split, in December, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 104.4mm (4.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Split, Croatia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110 days and collects up to 815.6mm (32.1") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Split snow does not fall in March through December.

Sea temperature

In Split, the average water temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16°C (60.8°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).

Daylight

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Split.

Sunshine

With an average of 3.8h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Split?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Split, Croatia, is 11.5°C (52.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Split?

In Split, Croatia, during December, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 104.4mm (4.1") of precipitation.

Does it snow in Split in December?

In Split, Croatia, in December, it doesn't snow. In January, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Split?

March through December are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in December in Split?

In Split, the average seawater temperature in December is 16°C (60.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16°C (60.8°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 Split?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

The average length of the day in December is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Split?

The month with the least sunshine in Split, Croatia, is December, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Split have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Split is 3.8h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Split, Croatia.

How high is the UV index in December in Split?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Split is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Split, Croatia
  • Average high temperature in December: 11.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Split, Croatia
  • Average rainfall in December: 104.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (113.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (28.4mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5 days).

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Split, Croatia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 16°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.5°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Split, Croatia
  • Average daylight in December: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in December - Split, Croatia
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).