Kuressaare
Estonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kuressaare, Estonia

December, the first month of the winter, in Kuressaare, is also a wintry month, with average temperature varying between 2°C (35.6°F) and -2°C (28.4°F).

Temperature

In Kuressaare, Estonia, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops, from a wintry 5°C (41°F) in November, to a still cold 2°C (35.6°F). In Kuressaare, Estonia, the average low-temperature is -2°C (28.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kuressaare, during December, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 56mm (2.2") of precipitation. In Kuressaare, Estonia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170 days and collects up to 592mm (23.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kuressaare, the average water temperature is 5°C (41°F).
Note: Swimming in 5°C (41°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 in Kuressaare, Estonia, is December, with an average of 6.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Kuressaare?

In Kuressaare, Estonia, in December, the average high-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -2°C (28.4°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Kuressaare?

In December, in Kuressaare, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout December, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Kuressaare?

In Kuressaare, Estonia, the average seawater temperature in December is 5°C (41°F). Swimming in 5°C (41°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 Kuressaare?

With an average of 6.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Kuressaare have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 6.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kuressaare?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Kuressaare?

The average sunshine in December in Kuressaare is 1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kuressaare?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Kuressaare, Estonia.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kuressaare?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuressaare is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average high temperature in December: 2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (19°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-6°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average rainfall in December: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (71mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May and June (10 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (2°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average daylight in December: 6.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

Average UV index in December - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).