Barnstaple
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

December, the first month of the winter, in Barnstaple, is still a chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 4°C (39.2°F) and max 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F), are the coldest months.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Barnstaple are January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Barnstaple, during December, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 98mm (3.9") of precipitation. In Barnstaple, during the entire year, the rain falls for 138 days and collects up to 862mm (33.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 11.3°C (52.3°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Barnstaple.

What are the coldest months in Barnstaple?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in December in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, in December, the average high-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

What are the most humid months in Barnstaple?

January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Barnstaple.

What is the average humidity in December in Barnstaple?

In December, the average relative humidity in Barnstaple is 83%.

How much does it rain in Barnstaple in December?

In December, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout December, 98mm (3.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, the average seawater temperature in December is 11.3°C (52.3°F). Swimming in 11.3°C (52.3°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Barnstaple?

The month with the shortest days in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, is December, with an average of 8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Barnstaple have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Barnstaple is 8h.
Average temperature in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (4°C).

Average humidity in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in December: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

Average rainfall in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 98mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (103mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (53mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (9 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 11.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.3°C).

Average daylight in December - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).