Nanaimo
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Nanaimo, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Nanaimo, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and an average low of -0.2°C (31.6°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.2°C (31.6°F), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 83.2%.

Rainfall

In Nanaimo, Canada, during December, the rain falls for 18.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 166.1mm (6.5") of precipitation. In Nanaimo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170.1 days and collects up to 1098.1mm (43.2") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Nanaimo.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 7.9°C (46.2°F). Swimming in 7.9°C (46.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Nanaimo, Canada, with an average of 8.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Nanaimo is December, with an average of 1.6h of sunshine.

What is the coldest month in Nanaimo?

With an average high-temperature of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.2°C (31.6°F), December is the coldest month in Nanaimo.

What is the temperature in December in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, Canada, in December, the average high-temperature is 6.3°C (43.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.2°C (31.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Nanaimo?

The most humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 83.2%.

What is the average humidity in December in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, the average relative humidity in December is 83.2%.

How many days does it rain in December in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, in December, during 18.8 rainfall days, 166.1mm (6.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Nanaimo in December?

In Nanaimo, in December, during 3.2 snowfall days, 184mm (7.2") of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, Canada, the average seawater temperature in December is 7.9°C (46.2°F). Swimming in 7.9°C (46.2°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nanaimo?

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

How many hours of daylight does Nanaimo have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Nanaimo is 8.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nanaimo?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Nanaimo?

In Nanaimo, Canada, the average sunshine in December is 1.6h.
Average temperature in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -0.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-0.2°C).

Average humidity in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 83.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (83.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (52.1%).

Average rainfall in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 166.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (186.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (25.4mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 184mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (210mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 3.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Nanaimo, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 7.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.2°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.6h).