Charlottetown
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Charlottetown, Canada

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Charlottetown, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average low of -7°C (19.4°F) and an average high of 0.5°C (32.9°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 6.3°C (43.3°F) in November, to a cold 0.5°C (32.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Charlottetown, is -7°C (19.4°F).

Rainfall

In Charlottetown, Canada, in December, during 8.6 rainfall days, 58.6mm (2.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Charlottetown, there are 130.7 rainfall days, and 887.1mm (34.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Charlottetown, Canada, during 15.3 snowfall days, 656mm (25.8") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Charlottetown, there are 73.2 snowfall days, and 2903mm (114.3") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Charlottetown, the average seawater temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°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

The month with the shortest days in Charlottetown is December, with an average of 8.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 2.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, Canada, in December, the average high-temperature is 0.5°C (32.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -7°C (19.4°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, Canada, in December, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 58.6mm (2.3") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Charlottetown in December?

In Charlottetown, Canada, during December, snow falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 656mm (25.8") of snow.

How cold is the water in December in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, Canada, the average seawater temperature in December is 3.6°C (38.5°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the month with the shortest days in Charlottetown?

December has the shortest days of the year in Charlottetown, with an average of 8.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Charlottetown have in December?

In Charlottetown, the average length of the day in December is 8.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlottetown have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 2.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Charlottetown?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Charlottetown is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 0.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12.1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 58.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29.8mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5 days).

Average snowfall in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 656mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (733mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 3.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.1°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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

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