Damascus
Syria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Damascus, Syria

A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Damascus, Syria, with average temperature varying between 14.2°C (57.6°F) and 1.3°C (34.3°F).

Temperature

In Damascus, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 20.3°C (68.5°F) in November, to a mild 14.2°C (57.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Damascus, is 1.3°C (34.3°F).

Rainfall

In Damascus, Syria, during December, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 25.8mm (1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Damascus, there are 35 rainfall days, and 133.6mm (5.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall in Damascus.

Daylight

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Damascus.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Damascus, Syria. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Damascus?

In December, in Damascus, the average high-temperature is 14.2°C (57.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.3°C (34.3°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Damascus?

In Damascus, Syria, in December, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 25.8mm (1") of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Damascus?

December is the first month it typically snows. Throughout December, there are 4 snowfall days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Damascus?

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Damascus.

What is the average length of the day in December in Damascus?

The average length of the day in December in Damascus is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Damascus?

January and December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Damascus have in December?

In Damascus, Syria, the average sunshine in December is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Damascus?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Damascus.

How high is the UV index in December in Damascus?

In Damascus, Syria, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average high temperature in December: 14.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.4°C).

Average rainfall in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall in December: 25.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and February (7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average snowfall days in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.3).

Average UV index in December - Damascus, Syria
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).