December weather forecast and climate
Utrecht, Netherlands

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Utrecht, Netherlands, with average temperature ranging between min 3°C (37.4°F) and max 6.3°C (43.3°F).

Temperature

In Utrecht, Netherlands, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a frosty 9.5°C (49.1°F) in November, to a still chilly 6.3°C (43.3°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 88%, December is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Utrecht, Netherlands,, during 12.6 rainfall days, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Utrecht, there are 157.3 rainfall days, and 300mm (11.81") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Utrecht are January through March, November and December. In December, it is snowing for 2.2 days. Throughout December, 10mm (0.39") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 7.4 snowfall days, and 46mm (1.81") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Utrecht is December, with an average of 7.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Utrecht are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Utrecht?

December is the most humid month in Utrecht, Netherlands, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in December in Utrecht?

In December, the average relative humidity in Utrecht, Netherlands, is 88%.

How many days does it rain in December in Utrecht?

In Utrecht, Netherlands, during December, the rain falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 24mm (0.94") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Utrecht in December?

In Utrecht, Netherlands, in December, snow falls for 2.2 days, with typically accumulated 10mm (0.39") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Utrecht?

The month with the shortest days in Utrecht is December, with an average of 7.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Utrecht have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Utrecht, Netherlands, is 7.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Utrecht?

With an average of 3.6h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Utrecht.

How many hours of sunshine does Utrecht have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Utrecht is 3.6h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Utrecht?

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

Average temperature in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average temperature in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.4°C).

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Average pressure in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average pressure in December - Utrecht, 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 (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average wind speed in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in December: 17.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (17.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average humidity in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average rainfall in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in December: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (36mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (15mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average snowfall in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in December: 10mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (21mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.2 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are February and December (2.2 days).
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
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in December: 7.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in December: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in December - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in December: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in December
Utrecht, Netherlands

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

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

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