December weather forecast
Barnsley, United Kingdom

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Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Barnsley, United Kingdom, with an average temperature varying between 2.3°C (36.1°F) and 6.4°C (43.5°F).

Temperature

At the onset of December, Barnsley records an average high-temperature of a still chilly 6.4°C (43.5°F), showing little deviation from the preceding month. The month of December is marked by an average minimum temperature of 2.3°C (36.1°F), slightly cooler than its daytime counterpart.

Humidity

January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout December, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is accumulated. In Barnsley, during the entire year, the rain falls for 161.6 days and collects up to 334mm (13.15") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Barnsley, in December, snow falls for 2 days, with typically accumulated 15mm (0.59") of snow. In Barnsley, during the entire year, snow falls for 9.9 days and aggregates up to 60mm (2.36") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 7h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 3:50 pm. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 8:22 am and sunset at 3:56 pm GMT.

Sunshine

In Barnsley, the average sunshine in December is 4.5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in December transforms into the following instructions:
It is important to always shield children, babies, and individuals with sensitive skin from prolonged exposure to the sun. The Sun's harshest UV rays are around midday; it's wise to seek shade and limit time outdoors. Consider a wide-brim hat essential for effective sun defense covering your face, neck, and eyes. Take heed! Reflection from the snow can almost amplify the Sun's UV radiation by double.

Frequently asked questions

Is it cold during December?

In December, in Barnsley, the average high-temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

What are the most humid months?

January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in December in Barnsley?

In December, the average relative humidity is 88%.

How much does it rain in December?

In Barnsley, in December, during 12.4 rainfall days, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Barnsley in December?

In December, it is snowing for 2 days. Throughout December, 15mm (0.59") of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days?

With an average of 7h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How many hours of daylight does Barnsley have in December?

In December, the average day length is 7h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in December?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 3:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:22 am and sunset at 3:56 pm GMT.

How long on average sun shines in December?

In December, the average sunshine duration is 4.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average temperature in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 2.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.5°C).

Average pressure in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average pressure in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in December: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.1mbar).

Average wind speed in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in December: 18.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (12.6km/h).

Average humidity in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average humidity in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (88%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (78%).

Average rainfall in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (40mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (15mm).

Average rainfall days in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (11.2 days).

Average snowfall in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in December: 15mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (20mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4h and 3min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and November (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in December: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.1 days).

Average UV index in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average UV index in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in December: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

Average visibility in December
Barnsley, United Kingdom

Average visibility in December - Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in December: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is November (8km).

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