December weather forecast
Bensheim, Germany

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Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Bensheim, is still a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 0.7°C (33.3°F) and 5°C (41°F).

Temperature

Bensheim's progression into December involves a gentle drop in the average high-temperature, from a frosty 8.7°C (47.7°F) in November to an icy 5°C (41°F). Bensheim records a negligible downturn from daytime temperatures, averaging a low of 0.7°C (33.3°F) in the month of December.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 14.4 days. Throughout December, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bensheim, there are 157.6 rainfall days, and 360mm (14.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, October through December are months with snowfall. December is the month with the most snowfall in Bensheim, Germany. Snow falls for 4 days and accumulates 28mm (1.1") of snow.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8h and 12min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:01 and sunset at 16:27. On the last day of December, in Bensheim, sunrise is at 08:22 and sunset at 16:34 CET.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Bensheim is December, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Bensheim. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 2 in December leads to these recommendations:
Babies, children, and those with sensitive skin should always avoid extended periods in the sun. Given the potency of the midday Sun's UV radiation, one should avoid prolonged exposure. Fend off the sun's harsh rays with appropriate clothing, a wide-brim hat, and UV-protective sunglasses. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Bensheim in December?

During December, Bensheim experiences an average high-temperature of 5°C (41°F) and a low-temperature of 0.7°C (33.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Bensheim?

The months with the highest humidity in Bensheim are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in December in Bensheim?

The average relative humidity in December in Bensheim is 86%.

How many days does it rain in December in Bensheim?

In December, in Bensheim, Germany, the rain falls for 14.4 days. Throughout December, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Bensheim?

December is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 4 days and accumulates 28mm (1.1") of snow.

How many days does it snow in December in Bensheim?

In Bensheim, in December, during 4 snowfall days, 28mm (1.1") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bensheim?

With an average of 8h and 12min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

The average day length in December in Bensheim, Germany, is 8h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Bensheim?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 08:01 and sunset at 16:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:22 and sunset at 16:34 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bensheim?

With an average of 3.8h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Bensheim, Germany.

How many hours of sunshine does Bensheim have in December?

In Bensheim, Germany, the average sunshine duration in December is 3.8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Bensheim?

In Bensheim, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
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Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average temperature in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average high temperature in December: 5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.5°C).

Average pressure in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average pressure in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1014.8mbar).

Average wind speed in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average wind speed in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average wind speed in December: 12.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (12.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.6km/h).

Average humidity in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average humidity in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (68%).

Average rainfall in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average rainfall in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average rainfall in December: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (47mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (20mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average rainfall days in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (10.7 days).

Average snowfall in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average snowfall in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average snowfall in December: 28mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (28mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average snowfall days in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average sunshine days in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.7 days).

Average UV index in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average UV index in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average cloud cover in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average cloud cover in December: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in December
Bensheim, Germany

Average visibility in December - Bensheim, Germany
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

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

Bensheim, Germany

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