Cockermouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cockermouth, United Kingdom

December, the first month of the winter, in Cockermouth, is also a frosty month, with average temperature ranging between max 6.4°C (43.5°F) and min 3°C (37.4°F).

Temperature

In Cockermouth, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still chilly 6.4°C (43.5°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Cockermouth are January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

In Cockermouth, it is raining for 20.6 days, with typically 69mm (2.72") of accumulated precipitation. In Cockermouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 218.8 days and collects up to 652mm (25.67") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In December, in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, it is snowing for 2.1 days. Throughout December, 16mm (0.63") of snow is accumulated. In Cockermouth, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.9 days, and aggregates up to 93mm (3.66") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Cockermouth, with an average of 7.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Cockermouth, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in December is 3.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cockermouth are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Cockermouth?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, is 6.4°C (43.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

What are the most humid months in Cockermouth?

Months with the highest humidity in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, are January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in December in Cockermouth?

In December, the average relative humidity in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, is 88%.

How much does it rain in Cockermouth in December?

In Cockermouth, in December, during 20.6 rainfall days, 69mm (2.72") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cockermouth in December?

In Cockermouth, during December, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 16mm (0.63") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cockermouth?

With an average of 7.4h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Cockermouth.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 7.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cockermouth?

In Cockermouth, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in December is 3.9h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Cockermouth?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.8°C).

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (82%).

Average rainfall in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 69mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (70mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (26mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (14.5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in December: 16mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (42mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.1 days

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 7.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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

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