December weather forecast
Östersund, Sweden

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Östersund, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -7.5°C (18.5°F) and an average high of -3.2°C (26.2°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from -0.2°C (31.6°F) in November to a still freezing cold -3.2°C (26.2°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -7.5°C (18.5°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 90%.

Rainfall

In Östersund, in December, it is raining for 7.2 days, with typically 31mm (1.22") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Östersund, there are 122.4 rainfall days, and 377mm (14.84") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. December is the month with the most snowfall in Östersund. Snow falls for 16.3 days and accumulates 192mm (7.56") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 4h and 52min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 09:07 and sunset at 14:33. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 09:39 and sunset at 14:29 CET.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Östersund is December, with an average of 1.6h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Östersund are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Östersund?

In Östersund, the average relative humidity in December is 90%.

How much does it rain in Östersund in December?

In Östersund, in December, it is raining for 7.2 days, with typically 31mm (1.22") of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Östersund?

The month with the most snowfall in Östersund, Sweden, is December, when snow falls for 16.3 days and typically aggregates up to 192mm (7.56") of snow.

How much does it snow in Östersund in December?

In Östersund, during December, snow falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 192mm (7.56") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Östersund?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 4h and 52min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Östersund have in December?

In December, the average day length in Östersund is 4h and 52min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Östersund?

On the first day of December in Östersund, Sweden, sunrise is at 09:07 and sunset at 14:33. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 09:39 and sunset at 14:29 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Östersund?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Östersund, Sweden, with an average of 1.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Östersund?

In Östersund, Sweden, the average sunshine duration in December is 1.6h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Östersund?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Östersund is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average temperature in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in December: -3.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -7.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-9.6°C).

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Average pressure in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average pressure in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average pressure in December: 1005.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1005.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average wind speed in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average wind speed in December: 14km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.6km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average humidity in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average humidity in December: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (67%).

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Average rainfall in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in December: 31mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall days in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall in December: 192mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (192mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall days in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall days in December: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average daylight in December: 4h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average sunshine days in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average UV index in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average cloud cover in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average cloud cover in December: 62

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in December
Östersund, Sweden

Average visibility in December - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

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