December weather forecast and climate
Venice, Italy

The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica
The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Venice, is also a frosty month, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.4°C (45.3°F) and 0.6°C (33.1°F).

Temperature

In Venice, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a cool 11.6°C (52.9°F) in November, to a frosty 7.4°C (45.3°F). In December, in Venice, Italy, the average low-temperature is 0.6°C (33.1°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Venice.

Rainfall

In Venice, Italy, during December, the rain falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 50.6mm (1.99") of precipitation. In Venice, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.3 days and collects up to 748.4mm (29.46") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Venice, Italy, the average seawater temperature in December is 13.3°C (55.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.3°C (55.9°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Venice is December, with an average of 2.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Venice?

In December, in Venice, Italy, the average high-temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.6°C (33.1°F).

What are the most humid months in Venice?

Months with the highest humidity in Venice are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in December in Venice?

The average relative humidity in December in Venice, Italy, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Venice?

In Venice, Italy, during December, the rain falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 50.6mm (1.99") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Venice?

In December, the average sea temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F). Swimming in 13.3°C (55.9°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Venice?

With an average of 8.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Venice.

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

In December, the average length of the day in Venice, Italy, is 8.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Venice?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Venice, Italy, with an average of 2.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Venice have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Venice, Italy, is 2.5h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Venice.

What is the UV index reading in December in Venice?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Venice is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Venice, Italy

Average temperature in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.1°C).

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Average humidity in December
Venice, Italy

Average humidity in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in December
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall in December: 50.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall days in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Venice, Italy

Average sea temperature in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average sea temperature in December: 13.3°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (8.8°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average daylight in December: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average UV index in December
Venice, Italy

Average UV index in December - Venice, Italy
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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