December weather forecast
Kiel, Germany

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Kiel, Germany, with an average temperature fluctuating between 4.3°C (39.7°F) and 1°C (33.8°F).

Temperature

In Kiel, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases from a frosty 7.7°C (45.9°F) in November to a wintry 4.3°C (39.7°F). In Kiel, in December, the average low-temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).

Humidity

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

Rainfall

In Kiel, during 10.8 rainfall days, 19mm (0.75") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kiel, Germany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.4 days and collects up to 234mm (9.21") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In December, in Kiel, it is snowing for 4.5 days. Throughout December, 19mm (0.75") of snow is accumulated. In Kiel, during the entire year, snow falls for 21.2 days and aggregates up to 75mm (2.95") of snow.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Kiel is 5.3°C (41.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 5.3°C (41.5°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 Kiel is December, with an average of 7h and 25min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:16 and sunset at 16:00. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 08:40 and sunset at 16:04 CET.

Sunshine

With an average of 3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Kiel, Germany.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 most humid month in Kiel?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

What is the average humidity in December in Kiel?

In Kiel, Germany, the average relative humidity in December is 90%.

How much does it rain in Kiel in December?

In Kiel, in December, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 19mm (0.75") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kiel in December?

In Kiel, in December, during 4.5 snowfall days, 19mm (0.75") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Kiel?

In December, the average sea temperature in Kiel, Germany, is 5.3°C (41.5°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kiel?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 7h and 25min of daylight.

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

In Kiel, the average day length in December is 7h and 25min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Kiel?

On the first day of December in Kiel, sunrise is at 08:16 and sunset at 16:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:40 and sunset at 16:04 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kiel?

With an average of 3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Kiel, Germany.

How many hours of sunshine does Kiel have in December?

In Kiel, Germany, the average sunshine duration in December is 3h.

What is the UV index reading in December in Kiel?

In Kiel, Germany, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Kiel, Germany

Average temperature in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average high temperature in December: 4.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.7°C).

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Average pressure in December
Kiel, Germany

Average pressure in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average pressure in December: 1012.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1016mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Kiel, Germany

Average wind speed in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average wind speed in December: 18.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (18.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (12.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Kiel, Germany

Average humidity in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average humidity in December: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and August (78%).

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Average rainfall in December
Kiel, Germany

Average rainfall in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average rainfall in December: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (30mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Kiel, Germany

Average rainfall days in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Kiel, Germany

Average snowfall in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average snowfall in December: 19mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (24mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Kiel, Germany

Average snowfall days in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4.5 days

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

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Average sea temperature in December
Kiel, Germany

Average sea temperature in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average sea temperature in December: 5.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (2.7°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 25min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Kiel, Germany

Average sunshine days in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in December
Kiel, Germany

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Kiel, Germany

Average cloud cover in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average cloud cover in December: 71

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 71).
The months with the least cloud cover are April and August (Cloud cover 43).

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Average visibility in December
Kiel, Germany

Average visibility in December - Kiel, Germany
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

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

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