Stockholm
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Stockholm, Sweden

A beautiful view of the sunset over the port city of Stockholm, Sweden, with a clear sky and surrounding calm waters
A beautiful view of the sunset over the port city of Stockholm, Sweden, with a clear sky and surrounding calm waters
The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Stockholm, Sweden, with average temperature fluctuating between -3.2°C (26.2°F) and 1.1°C (34°F).

Temperature

In Stockholm, Sweden, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a wintry 4.5°C (40.1°F) in November, to a still cold 1.1°C (34°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -3.2°C (26.2°F).

Rainfall

In Stockholm, in December, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 45mm (1.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Stockholm, there are 99 rainfall days, and 528mm (20.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Stockholm, Sweden, the average water temperature is 4.8°C (40.6°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

With an average of 6.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Stockholm.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.1h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Stockholm are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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.

What is the temperature in December in Stockholm?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 1.1°C (34°F), while the average low-temperature is -3.2°C (26.2°F).

How much does it rain in Stockholm in December?

In December, in Stockholm, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout December, 45mm (1.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Stockholm?

In Stockholm, in December, the average water temperature is 4.8°C (40.6°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the month with the shortest days in Stockholm?

With an average of 6.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Stockholm have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 6.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Stockholm?

With an average of 1.1h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Stockholm, Sweden.

How long on average sun shines in December in Stockholm?

In Stockholm, the average sunshine in December is 1.1h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Stockholm are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in December in Stockholm?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Stockholm, Sweden, is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -3.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-5.3°C).

Average rainfall in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in December: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (65mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (27mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in December: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and May (6 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average sea temperature in December: 4.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (1°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average daylight in December: 6.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.1h).

Average UV index in December - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).