Gaspé
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gaspé, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Gaspé, is still a freezing cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -12°C (10.4°F) and an average high of -3°C (26.6°F).

Temperature

In Gaspé, the average high-temperature drops, from a cold 3°C (37.4°F) in November, to a subzero cold -3°C (26.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Gaspé, is -12°C (10.4°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Gaspé. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 116mm (4.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 1.4°C (34.5°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

With an average of 8.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

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

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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in December in Gaspé?

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

How much does it rain in Gaspé in December?

In December, in Gaspé, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 116mm (4.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Gaspé?

The month with the most rainfall in Gaspé, Canada, is December when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 116mm (4.6") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Gaspé?

In December, the average sea temperature in Gaspé is 1.4°C (34.5°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gaspé?

The month with the shortest days in Gaspé, Canada, is December, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Gaspé have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Gaspé is 8.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gaspé?

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

How long on average sun shines in December in Gaspé?

In December, the average sunshine in Gaspé is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Gaspé?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Gaspé?

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22°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 (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-17°C).

Average rainfall in December - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 116mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (116mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (65mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 1.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (-1.4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 3h

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

Average UV index in December - Gaspé, 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).