December weather forecast
Ferrara, Italy

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Weather in December

December marks the height of winter in Ferrara, bringing back the chill familiar from the start of the year. Temperatures fall further from November, mirroring the conditions of January. Ferarra is often cloaked in fog due to increased humidity, lending an ethereal appearance to this historic city. A re-emergence of snowfall in December, at an average of 10mm (0.39") over 1 day, transforms Ferrara into a picturesque winter wonderland. As the year concludes, the weather in December sets the stage for the new cycle of seasons.

Temperature

With the onset of December, Ferrara's average high-temperature adjusts, receding from November's refreshing 13.4°C (56.1°F) to a frosty 7.9°C (46.2°F). An average low-temperature of 3°C (37.4°F), slightly less than the daytime peak, marks the month of December.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Ferrara, Italy, in December, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 24mm (0.94") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 498mm (19.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ferrara are January through March and December. The month with the most snowfall in Ferrara is December, when snow falls for 1 days and typically aggregates up to 10mm (0.39") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8h and 54min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 16:34. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:51 and sunset at 16:42 CET.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 2 during December leads to these instructions:
Extended sunlight exposure does not pose significant problems for most people, except for children, infants, and people with fair skin who always need shielding. Stay safe from the Sun's strongest UV rays by limiting exposure during midday. For holistic sun protection encompassing the eyes, ears, face, and neck, a wide-brim hat is key. Be aware! The reflective nature of snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation almost twofold.
Updated: Jan 30, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Ferrara in December?

In December, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 7.9°C (46.2°F) and 3°C (37.4°F) respectively. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 35°C (95°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Ferrara?

The average relative humidity in December is 79%.

How much does it rain in Ferrara in December?

In December, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout December, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Ferrara?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Ferrara, Italy. Snow falls for 1 days and accumulates 10mm (0.39") of snow.

When does it start to snow in Ferrara?

December is the first month it typically snows in Ferrara, Italy. Throughout December, in the average 1 snowfall days, it receives 10mm (0.39") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ferrara?

With an average of 8h and 54min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Ferrara, Italy.

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

The average day length in December is 8h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December in Ferrara?

On the first day of December in Ferrara, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 16:34. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:51 and sunset at 16:42 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Ferrara have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December is 5.8h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Ferrara, Italy, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in December in Ferrara?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Ferrara is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average temperature in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.2°C).

Average pressure in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average pressure in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average pressure in December: 1019.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.9mbar).

Average wind speed in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average wind speed in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average wind speed in December: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.2km/h).

Average humidity in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average humidity in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average humidity in December: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

Average rainfall in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average rainfall in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average rainfall in December: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (62mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (22mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average rainfall days in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average snowfall in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average snowfall in December: 10mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (10mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average snowfall days in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1 days

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

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average daylight in December: 8h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average sunshine days in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average sunshine days in December: 19.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (19.7 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are May and June (11.4 days).

Average UV index in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average UV index in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average cloud cover in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average cloud cover in December: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

Average visibility in December
Ferrara, Italy

Average visibility in December - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (9km).

Ferrara, Italy

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