December weather forecast
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Liverpool, United Kingdom, with an average temperature fluctuating between 7.4°C (45.3°F) and 3.6°C (38.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still frosty 7.4°C (45.3°F). In December, in Liverpool, the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

Rainfall

In Liverpool, in December, during 18 rainfall days, 65mm (2.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Liverpool, during the entire year, the rain falls for 194 days and collects up to 859mm (33.82") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In December, in Liverpool, snow falls for 4 days. In Liverpool, during the entire year, snow falls for 22 days.

Sea temperature

In Liverpool, the average water temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°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

December has the shortest days of the year in Liverpool, with an average of 7h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Liverpool, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 3:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:27 am and sunset at 4:02 pm GMT.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.5h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Liverpool, United Kingdom, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Liverpool in December?

In Liverpool, during December, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 65mm (2.56") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Liverpool?

In Liverpool, during December, snow falls for 4 days.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Liverpool?

In December, the average sea temperature in Liverpool is 9.7°C (49.5°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 Liverpool?

The month with the shortest days in Liverpool, United Kingdom, is December, with an average of 7h and 36min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Liverpool have in December?

In Liverpool, the average day length in December is 7h and 36min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Liverpool?

On the first day of December in Liverpool, sunrise is at 8:04 am and sunset at 3:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:27 am and sunset at 4:02 pm GMT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Liverpool?

With an average of 1.5h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Liverpool?

The average sunshine duration in December is 1.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Liverpool?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Liverpool.

What is the UV index reading in December in Liverpool?

In Liverpool, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average temperature in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 3.6°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (101mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (40mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (14 days).

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Average snowfall days in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in December: 9.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.4°C).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 7h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.5h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

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Average UV index in December
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Average UV index in December - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in December: 0

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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