Bathurst
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Bathurst, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Bathurst, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -3°C (26.6°F) and -12°C (10.4°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a cold 4°C (39.2°F) in November, to a freezing cold -3°C (26.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Bathurst, is -12°C (10.4°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 106mm (4.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bathurst, the average seawater temperature is 2.7°C (36.9°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 8.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Bathurst are November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Bathurst?

In December, in Bathurst, the average high-temperature is -3°C (26.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -12°C (10.4°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Bathurst?

In Bathurst, in December, during 13 rainfall days, 106mm (4.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Bathurst?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 106mm (4.2") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in December in Bathurst?

In Bathurst, Canada, the average seawater temperature in December is 2.7°C (36.9°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bathurst?

With an average of 8.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

The average length of the day in December in Bathurst is 8.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bathurst?

November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Bathurst have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 3h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Bathurst?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Bathurst, Canada, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -12°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16°C).

Average rainfall in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 106mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (106mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (63mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 2.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (14.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-0.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in December - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).