December weather forecast
Frankfurt, Germany

Spring in the old town of Frankfurt, Germany, with the view of Justitia statue
Spring in the old town of Frankfurt, Germany, with the view of Justitia statue

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Frankfurt, Germany, with temperature in the range of an average high of 4.9°C (40.8°F) and an average low of -0.1°C (31.8°F).

Temperature

In Frankfurt, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases, from a frosty 8.4°C (47.1°F) in November, to a cold 4.9°C (40.8°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -0.1°C (31.8°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout December, 53.9mm (2.12") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 629.3mm (24.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Frankfurt. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in December in Frankfurt?

In Frankfurt, during December, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 53.9mm (2.12") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Frankfurt?

With an average of 8.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Frankfurt.

How many hours of daylight does Frankfurt have in December?

In Frankfurt, Germany, the average length of the day in December is 8.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Frankfurt?

With an average of 1.3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Frankfurt.

How long on average sun shines in December in Frankfurt?

In December, the average sunshine in Frankfurt is 1.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Frankfurt?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Frankfurt?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Frankfurt is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Frankfurt, Germany

Average temperature in December - Frankfurt, Germany
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -0.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-1.1°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Frankfurt, Germany

Average rainfall in December - Frankfurt, Germany
  • Average rainfall in December: 53.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (64.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (40.9mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Frankfurt, Germany

Average rainfall days in December - Frankfurt, Germany
  • Average rainfall days in December: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (16 days).
Months with the least rainy days are September and October (12 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Frankfurt, Germany
  • Average daylight in December: 8.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.3h).

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Average UV index in December
Frankfurt, Germany

Average UV index in December - Frankfurt, Germany
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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