Edmonton
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Edmonton, Canada

The Saskatchewan River below the James Macdonald Bridge, with a distant view of Edmonton City, Canada, under the colorful sunset sky
The Saskatchewan River below the James Macdonald Bridge, with a distant view of Edmonton City, Canada, under the colorful sunset sky
December, the first month of the winter, in Edmonton, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between min -13.1°C (8.4°F) and max -4.5°C (23.9°F).

Temperature

In Edmonton, the average high-temperature in December slightly decreases, from a wintry 0°C (32°F) in November, to a freezing cold -4.5°C (23.9°F). In Edmonton, in December, the average low-temperature is -13.1°C (8.4°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Edmonton is December, with an average relative humidity of 65.4%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 0.7mm (0") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Edmonton, snow falls for 9.3 days, with typically accumulated 164mm (6.5") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 52.4 snowfall days, and 1236mm (48.7") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Edmonton, with an average of 7.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Edmonton?

In Edmonton, in December, the average high-temperature is -4.5°C (23.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -13.1°C (8.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Edmonton?

With an average relative humidity of 65.4%, December is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in December in Edmonton?

In December, the average relative humidity in Edmonton is 65.4%.

How many days does it rain in December in Edmonton?

In Edmonton, Canada, in December, during 0.8 rainfall days, 0.7mm (0") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Edmonton?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Edmonton. Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 0.7mm (0") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Edmonton in December?

In December, in Edmonton, Canada, it is snowing for 9.3 days. Throughout December, 164mm (6.5") of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Edmonton?

With an average of 7.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Edmonton.

How many hours of daylight does Edmonton have in December?

The average length of the day in December is 7.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Edmonton?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Edmonton have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Edmonton, Canada, is 2.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Edmonton?

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

What is the UV index intensity in December in Edmonton?

In Edmonton, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -4.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -13.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 65.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (65.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (40.4%).

Average rainfall in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 0.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (93.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.7mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and December (0.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 164mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (245mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 7.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

Average UV index in December - Edmonton, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 0

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