December weather forecast
Esbjerg, Denmark

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Esbjerg, Denmark, with temperature in the range of an average low of 0.3°C (32.5°F) and an average high of 4.2°C (39.6°F).

Temperature

In Esbjerg, Denmark, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a frosty 7.6°C (45.7°F) in November to a wintry 4.2°C (39.6°F). In December, in Esbjerg, Denmark, the average low-temperature is 0.3°C (32.5°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout December, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is accumulated. In Esbjerg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 176 days and collects up to 759mm (29.88") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Esbjerg, during December, snow falls for 5.4 days. In Esbjerg, during the entire year, snow falls for 26.8 days.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Esbjerg, with an average of 7h and 11min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 08:29 and sunset at 16:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:53 and sunset at 16:04 CET.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Esbjerg.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 0 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Esbjerg in December?

In December, in Esbjerg, Denmark, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout December, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Esbjerg?

In Esbjerg, during December, snow falls for 5.4 days.

How cold is the water in December in Esbjerg?

In Esbjerg, in December, the average water temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F). Swimming in 6.6°C (43.9°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 Esbjerg?

With an average of 7h and 11min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Esbjerg, Denmark.

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

In December, the average day length in Esbjerg, Denmark, is 7h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Esbjerg?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:29 and sunset at 16:00. On the last day of the month, in Esbjerg, Denmark, sunrise is at 08:53 and sunset at 16:04 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Esbjerg?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Esbjerg?

The average sunshine duration in December in Esbjerg is 1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Esbjerg?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Esbjerg, Denmark.

How high is the UV index in December in Esbjerg?

In Esbjerg, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average temperature in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (19.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.3°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.6°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average rainfall in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average rainfall in December: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (94mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (40mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average rainfall days in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
The months with the least rainy days are February, April, May and June (12 days).

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Average snowfall days in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average snowfall days in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average snowfall days in December: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average sea temperature in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average sea temperature in December: 6.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.9°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (3.8°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h

The months with the most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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Average UV index in December
Esbjerg, Denmark

Average UV index in December - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Average UV index in December: 0

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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