December weather forecast
Nice, France

A beautiful outline of the Nice City in France with the full panorama of the luxurious French Riviera
A beautiful outline of the Nice City in France with the full panorama of the luxurious French Riviera

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Nice, is also a fresh month, with an average temperature varying between 10.5°C (50.9°F) and 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Temperature

In Nice, France, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases from a moderate 13.7°C (56.7°F) in November to a fresh 10.5°C (50.9°F). In Nice, in December, the average low-temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are the least humid months in Nice.

Rainfall

In Nice, France, it is raining for 9.6 days, with typically 58mm (2.28") of accumulated precipitation. In Nice, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.2 days and collects up to 639mm (25.16") of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through December are months without snowfall in Nice.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 14.9°C (58.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 14.9°C (58.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Nice is December, with an average of 8h and 59min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Nice, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 16:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:04 and sunset at 17:03 CET.

Sunshine

In Nice, the average sunshine in December is 6.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Nice, France, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 least humid month in Nice?

The months with the lowest humidity in Nice, France, are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in December in Nice?

In December, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How many days does it rain in December in Nice?

In Nice, during December, the rain falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 58mm (2.28") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Nice?

In Nice, France, snow does not fall in April through December.

Does it snow in Nice in December?

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

What is the sea water temperature in December in Nice?

In Nice, France, in December, the average water temperature is 14.9°C (58.8°F). Swimming in 14.9°C (58.8°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 Nice?

The month with the shortest days in Nice is December, with an average of 8h and 59min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Nice have in December?

In Nice, France, the average day length in December is 8h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Nice?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 16:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:04 and sunset at 17:03 CET.

How long on average sun shines in December in Nice?

The average sunshine duration in December is 6.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nice?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Nice?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Nice, France, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Nice, France

Average temperature in December - Nice, France
  • Average high temperature in December: 10.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (24.8°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (9.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 7.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (5.5°C).

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Average pressure in December
Nice, France

Average pressure in December - Nice, France
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1013.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Nice, France

Average wind speed in December - Nice, France
  • Average wind speed in December: 12.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (13.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Nice, France

Average humidity in December - Nice, France
  • Average humidity in December: 68%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (73%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (68%).

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Average rainfall in December
Nice, France

Average rainfall in December - Nice, France
  • Average rainfall in December: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (125mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (30mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Nice, France

Average rainfall days in December - Nice, France
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Nice, France

Average snowfall in December - Nice, France
  • Average snowfall in December: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Nice, France

Average snowfall days in December - Nice, France
  • Average snowfall days in December: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Nice, France

Average sea temperature in December - Nice, France
  • Average sea temperature in December: 14.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.1°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Nice, France

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nice, France
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Nice, France

Average sunshine days in December - Nice, France
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Nice, France

Average UV index in December - Nice, France
  • Average UV index in December: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Nice, France

Average cloud cover in December - Nice, France
  • Average cloud cover in December: 25

The months with the most cloud cover are February and November (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in December
Nice, France

Average visibility in December - Nice, France
  • 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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