December weather forecast and climate
Ankara, Turkey

The area around the famous Ankara Castle in Ankara, Turkey, overlooking the vast city below, on a sunny summer day
The area around the famous Ankara Castle in Ankara, Turkey, overlooking the vast city below, on a sunny summer day
The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Ankara, Turkey, with average temperature fluctuating between -0.7°C (30.7°F) and 6.6°C (43.9°F).

Temperature

In Ankara, Turkey, the average high-temperature in December decreases, from a fresh 12.8°C (55°F) in November, to a chilly 6.6°C (43.9°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -0.7°C (30.7°F).

Rainfall

In Ankara, during December, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 43.7mm (1.72") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ankara, there are 104.7 rainfall days, and 400.5mm (15.77") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Ankara, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 2.3h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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.

What is the temperature in December in Ankara?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 6.6°C (43.9°F), while the average low-temperature is -0.7°C (30.7°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Ankara?

In December, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout December, 43.7mm (1.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ankara?

December has the shortest days of the year in Ankara, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Ankara have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Ankara, Turkey, is 9.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ankara?

The month with the least sunshine in Ankara is December, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Ankara?

The average sunshine in December in Ankara is 2.3h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Ankara are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Ankara?

In Ankara, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Ankara, Turkey
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -0.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3°C).

Average rainfall in December - Ankara, Turkey
  • Average rainfall in December: 43.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (51.8mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (10.7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ankara, Turkey
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ankara, Turkey
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

Average UV index in December - Ankara, Turkey
  • Average UV index in December: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).