December weather forecast
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

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Weather in December

December in Apeldoorn welcomes winter with open arms, casting an enchanting white blanket upon the city. The snowfall measurement of 28mm (1.1") in December endorses the city's scenic wintry beauty. The festive aura of Christmas and New Year, combined with the allure of captivating snowfall, attracts tourists from around the world. Despite the cold, outdoor Christmas markets, shimmering decorations, and ice skating invite merrymakers to enjoy the beautiful cityscape. Leading the city towards the end of the year, December's cold charm sets the perfect farewell, making Apeldoorn a winter wonderland.

Temperature

The arrival of December corresponds with a light shift in temperature, down from a chilly 9°C (48.2°F) in November to an icy 5.6°C (42.1°F). Recording a slight decline in temperature during the nights, Apeldoorn's December temperatures average at a still cold 2.4°C (36.3°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Apeldoorn is December, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

Rainfall

In Apeldoorn, in December, it is raining for 17.4 days, with typically 52mm (2.05") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Apeldoorn, there are 200.5 rainfall days, and 544mm (21.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Apeldoorn is December, when snow falls for 3.5 days and typically aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 7h and 48min of daylight.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 08:23 and sunset at 16:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:45 and sunset at 16:33 CET.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Apeldoorn, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 2 during December translates into the following directions:
While many people can endure lengthy sun exposure, it remains imperative to safeguard babies, children, and fair-skinned individuals. Limiting sun exposure during midday hours helps in reducing the harmful effects of UV radiation. For effective sun eye protection, rely on sunglasses certified for UVA and UVB resistance. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in Apeldoorn in December?

During December, Apeldoorn experiences an average high-temperature of 5.6°C (42.1°F) and a low-temperature of 2.4°C (36.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Apeldoorn?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in December in Apeldoorn?

In December, the average relative humidity in Apeldoorn is 89%.

How much does it rain in Apeldoorn in December?

In Apeldoorn, Netherlands, during December, the rain falls for 17.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 52mm (2.05") of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Apeldoorn?

The month with the most snowfall in Apeldoorn is December, when snow falls for 3.5 days and typically aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of snow.

When does it start to snow in Apeldoorn?

December is the first month it typically snows in Apeldoorn. Throughout December, in the average 3.5 snowfall days, it receives 28mm (1.1") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Apeldoorn?

With an average of 7h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

How many hours of daylight does Apeldoorn have in December?

The average day length in December in Apeldoorn is 7h and 49min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Apeldoorn?

On the first day of December in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, sunrise is at 08:23 and sunset at 16:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:45 and sunset at 16:33 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Apeldoorn?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Apeldoorn?

In December, the average sunshine duration in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, is 3.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Apeldoorn?

In Apeldoorn, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average temperature in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in December: 5.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.7°C).

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Average pressure in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average pressure in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in December: 1014.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average wind speed in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in December: 18km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (18km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (11.8km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average humidity in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in December: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average rainfall in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in December: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (59mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13.9 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average snowfall in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • 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, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h and 3min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in December: 8.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.5 days).

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Average UV index in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average UV index in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in December: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in December
Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Average visibility in December - Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

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

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