December weather forecast and climate
Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Paris, is also a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 3°C (37.4°F) and 7.3°C (45.1°F).

Temperature

In Paris, France, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases, from a cool 10.6°C (51.1°F) in November, to a chilly 7.3°C (45.1°F). In Paris, the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 14.3 days and typically aggregates up to 49mm (1.93") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Paris, France, are January through March and December. December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 1.8 snowfall days, it receives 11mm (0.43") of snow. In Paris, during the entire year, snow falls for 7.9 days, and aggregates up to 63mm (2.48") of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Paris is December, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Paris is 4.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Paris?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Paris, is 7.3°C (45.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

What are the most humid months in Paris?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months in Paris.

What is the average humidity in December in Paris?

In Paris, France, the average relative humidity in December is 86%.

How many days does it rain in December in Paris?

In December, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout December, 49mm (1.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Paris?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Paris, France. Rain falls for 14.3 days and accumulates 49mm (1.93") of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Paris?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, in the average 1.8 snowfall days, it receives 11mm (0.43") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Paris?

December has the shortest days of the year in Paris, France, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Paris have in December?

In Paris, France, the average length of the day in December is 8.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Paris have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Paris, France, is 4.2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Paris?

In Paris, France, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Paris, France

Average temperature in December - Paris, France
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Paris, France

Average pressure in December - Paris, France
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Paris, France

Average wind speed in December - Paris, France
  • Average wind speed in December: 14.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Paris, France

Average humidity in December - Paris, France
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (68%).

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Average rainfall in December
Paris, France

Average rainfall in December - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall in December: 49mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Paris, France

Average rainfall days in December - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Paris, France

Average snowfall in December - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall in December: 11mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Paris, France

Average snowfall days in December - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Paris, France
  • Average daylight in December: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Paris, France

Average sunshine days in December - Paris, France
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in December
Paris, France

Average UV index in December - Paris, France
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Paris, France

Average cloud cover in December - Paris, France
  • Average cloud cover in December: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Paris, France

Average visibility in December - Paris, France
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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