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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Victoria, Canada, with average temperature varying between 7°C (44.6°F) and 1.1°C (34°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 7°C (44.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.1°C (34°F), December is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 79.4%, December is the most humid month in Victoria, Canada.

Rainfall

In December, in Victoria, the rain falls for 17.6 days. Throughout December, 129.7mm (5.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Victoria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 151.8 days and collects up to 845.5mm (33.3") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 2.2 days and typically aggregates up to 137mm (5.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 8°C (46.4°F). Swimming in 8°C (46.4°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.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Victoria, with an average of 8.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

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 reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Victoria?

December is the coldest month in Victoria, with an average high-temperature of 7°C (44.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.1°C (34°F).

What is the temperature in December in Victoria?

The average high-temperature, in December, is 7°C (44.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 1.1°C (34°F).

What is the most humid month in Victoria?

December is the most humid month in Victoria, Canada, with an average relative humidity of 79.4%.

What is the average humidity in December in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, the average relative humidity in December is 79.4%.

How many days does it rain in December in Victoria?

In Victoria, during December, the rain falls for 17.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 129.7mm (5.1") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in December in Victoria?

In December, it is snowing for 2.2 days. Throughout December, 137mm (5.4") of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Victoria?

The month with the most snowfall in Victoria, Canada, is December when snow falls for 2.2 days and typically aggregates up to 137mm (5.4") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average seawater temperature in December is 8°C (46.4°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the month with the shortest days in Victoria?

December has the shortest days of the year in Victoria, Canada, with an average of 8.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in December?

In Victoria, the average length of the day in December is 8.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Victoria?

With an average of 1.9h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in December in Victoria?

In December, the average sunshine is 1.9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: 7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.1°C).

Average humidity in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 79.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (55.9%).

Average rainfall in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 129.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (148.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (17.9mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5.2 days).

Average snowfall in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 137mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (137mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: 8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Victoria, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 8.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in December - Victoria, 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).