December weather forecast and climate
Haugesund, Norway

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Haugesund, Norway, with average temperature varying between 5.7°C (42.3°F) and 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a cold 5.7°C (42.3°F). In December, in Haugesund, Norway, the average low-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Haugesund is 78%.

Rainfall

In Haugesund, during 21.8 rainfall days, 155mm (6.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Haugesund, Norway, during the entire year, the rain falls for 220.1 days and collects up to 1290mm (50.79") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Haugesund, during 4 snowfall days, 42mm (1.65") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Haugesund, there are 22 snowfall days, and 213mm (8.39") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Haugesund, the average seawater temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°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 6.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.2h of sunshine.

UV index

In Haugesund, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Haugesund?

In Haugesund, Norway, the average relative humidity in December is 78%.

How much does it rain in Haugesund in December?

In Haugesund, in December, during 21.8 rainfall days, 155mm (6.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Haugesund in December?

In December, in Haugesund, it is snowing for 4 days. Throughout December, 42mm (1.65") of snow is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Haugesund?

In December, the average sea temperature in Haugesund is 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°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 Haugesund?

December has the shortest days of the year in Haugesund, with an average of 6.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Haugesund have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Haugesund is 6.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Haugesund?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Haugesund, Norway, with an average of 2.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Haugesund have in December?

In Haugesund, Norway, the average sunshine in December is 2.2h.

How high is the UV index in December in Haugesund?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Haugesund, Norway, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average temperature in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average high temperature in December: 5.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (16.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (4.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2.1°C).

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Average pressure in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average pressure in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average pressure in December: 1006.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1006.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average wind speed in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average wind speed in December: 26.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (26.7km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (17.5km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average humidity in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average rainfall in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average rainfall in December: 155mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (158mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (58mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average rainfall days in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average rainfall days in December: 21.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (14.6 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average snowfall in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average snowfall in December: 42mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (62mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average snowfall days in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average sea temperature in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average sea temperature in December: 8.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (4.8°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average daylight in December: 6.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average sunshine days in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average sunshine days in December: 6.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average UV index in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average cloud cover in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average cloud cover in December: 69

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in December
Haugesund, Norway

Average visibility in December - Haugesund, Norway
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

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

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