December weather forecast and climate
Aarhus, Denmark

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Aarhus, Denmark, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.4°C (36.3°F) and 4.8°C (40.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a cold 4.8°C (40.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Aarhus, is 2.4°C (36.3°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 87%, December is the most humid month in Aarhus.

Rainfall

In December, in Aarhus, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout December, 23mm (0.91") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Aarhus, Denmark, there are 142.6 rainfall days, and 304mm (11.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Aarhus, in December, during 4.8 snowfall days, 22mm (0.87") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 26.7 snowfall days, and 112mm (4.41") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Aarhus is 5.8°C (42.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 5.8°C (42.4°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

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Aarhus, Denmark, is 3.6h.

UV index

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Aarhus is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Aarhus?

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

What is the average humidity in December in Aarhus?

In Aarhus, the average relative humidity in December is 87%.

How many days does it rain in December in Aarhus?

In Aarhus, during December, the rain falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 23mm (0.91") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Aarhus in December?

In December, in Aarhus, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout December, 22mm (0.87") of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Aarhus?

In Aarhus, Denmark, the average seawater temperature in December is 5.8°C (42.4°F). Swimming in 5.8°C (42.4°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 Aarhus?

With an average of 7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Aarhus.

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

The average length of the day in December in Aarhus is 7h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Aarhus?

In December, the average sunshine is 3.6h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Aarhus?

In Aarhus, Denmark, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average temperature in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (0.3°C).

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Average pressure in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average pressure in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average pressure in December: 1010.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average wind speed in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average wind speed in December: 20.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (20.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (15.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average humidity in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average humidity in December: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average rainfall in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average rainfall in December: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (43mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (16mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average rainfall days in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average snowfall in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average snowfall in December: 22mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (32mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average snowfall days in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.8 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (8.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average sea temperature in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average sea temperature in December: 5.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (3°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average daylight in December: 7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average sunshine days in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average UV index in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average cloud cover in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average cloud cover in December: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in December
Aarhus, Denmark

Average visibility in December - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, October, November and December (9km).

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