Bournemouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 8.7°C (47.7°F) and 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Temperature

In Bournemouth, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a chilly 8.7°C (47.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Bournemouth, is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Rainfall

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, during December, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 100mm (3.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bournemouth, there are 120.4 rainfall days, and 835.2mm (32.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Bournemouth, in December, the average water temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 11.8°C (53.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

With an average of 8.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Bournemouth. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Bournemouth?

In December, in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, during December, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 100mm (3.9") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, in December, the average water temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bournemouth?

The month with the shortest days in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is December, with an average of 8.1h of daylight.

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

The average length of the day in December in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 8.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bournemouth?

With an average of 1.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Bournemouth.

How many hours of sunshine does Bournemouth have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 1.9h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Bournemouth.

What is the UV index reading in December in Bournemouth?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 8.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.2°C).

Average rainfall in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 100mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (100.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (47.8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 11.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 8.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in December - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).