December weather forecast and climate
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Sheffield, is still a chilly month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.3°C (43.3°F) and 2.3°C (36.1°F).

Temperature

In Sheffield, the average high-temperature in December is practically the same as in November - a still chilly 6.3°C (43.3°F). In December, in Sheffield, the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

Humidity

January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 89%, are most humid months in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 14.6 days. Throughout December, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 187.7 rainfall days, and 462mm (18.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Sheffield, United Kingdom. In Sheffield, in December, snow falls for 1.6 days, with typically accumulated 15mm (0.59") of snow. Throughout the year, in Sheffield, there are 10.3 snowfall days, and 79mm (3.11") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Sheffield is December, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Sheffield, the average sunshine is 4.3h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Sheffield, United Kingdom. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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

What are the most humid months in Sheffield?

January, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 89%, are most humid months in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

What is the average humidity in December in Sheffield?

In December, the average relative humidity in Sheffield, United Kingdom, is 89%.

How much does it rain in Sheffield in December?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, in December, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Sheffield in December?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, in December, during 1.6 snowfall days, 15mm (0.59") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sheffield?

The month with the shortest days in Sheffield, United Kingdom, is December, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

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

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in December is 7.6h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Sheffield?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in December is 4.3h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Sheffield.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Sheffield?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average temperature in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.6°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 (11.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1.4°C).

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Average pressure in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average pressure in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in December: 1012mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in December: 18.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.9km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (13km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average humidity in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in December: 89%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, July and August (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in December: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (56mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in December: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in December: 7.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.3h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and November (Average sunshine: 3.8).

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Average sunshine days in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in December: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (13 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average UV index in December - Sheffield, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in December - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in December: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 53).

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Average visibility in December
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

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

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